Alberto Leal, 44, and Lashonda Davis, 43, die when vehicle jumps curb, hits tents in homeless encampment off of Flower Street in South Los Angeles, California

Modified Date: 
Thu, 08/04/2022 - 6:31am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Man, woman believed to be homeless killed when driver crashes into their tents in South LA

"His car, according to witnesses, launched somewhat airborne ... when his car comes back down and lands in the street, he appears to lose control," said the spokesperson. "He ends up running off the roadway, going up over the curb, and into a homeless encampment."

Two People Killed When Vehicle Sought by Police Crashes Into Encampment

The suspect was hospitalized with minor injuries and taken into custody. His name and the charges he faces in connection with the collision were not immediately released.

People Involved: 
Alberto Leal
Lashonda Davis
Flower Street