Alexis Covarrubias, 37, killed, two teens hurt when car being chased by police causes chain-reaction crash on the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway in South Los Angeles, California

Modified Date: 
Fri, 07/15/2022 - 9:56am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Pursuit Ends in Deadly South Los Angeles Crash

Deputies began pursuing a copper Kia sedan after units reported the vehicle driving recklessly, according to the Sheriff’s Information Bureau. The Kia crashed into a red vehicle just before 3:15 p.m. at the westbound Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway exit at Central Avenue.

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At least one bystander, an innocent driver, was killed. The Los Angeles County Fire Department took two people to the hospital and it is unknown at this time if there were additional injuries. 

Innocent driver killed in South LA crash involving suspects chased by deputies

Four mangled vehicles were seen at the scene and at least two people, described as suspects in the chase, were badly injured and handcuffed to gurneys before they were brought to a local hospital.

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The driver and a passenger in the Kia were 14 and 15 years old, according to reports from the scene. They were also injured in the collision and handcuffed to gurneys before they were taken to a hospital.

37-Year-Old Man Killed by Vehicle Driven by Juvenile in South Los Angeles

Alexis Covarrubias, 37, died at the scene, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office reported. Covarrubias was driving the red vehicle.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Alexis Covarrubias