1 Hospitalized after Vehicle Slams Into Building Along Wiley Burke Avenue in Downey
Downey, California (December 31, 2019) – One person was hospitalized after a vehicle crashed into a home early Monday morning in Downey, a local news source reported.
The accident happened at about 12:00 a.m. Monday, December 30 on Wiley Burke Avenue.
The incident began when officers from the Buena Park Police Department were trying to stop a Chevrolet pickup truck carrying two suspects shortly before midnight. The pickup driver failed to yield and fled eastbound on Florence Avenue.
As the pickup turned onto Wiley Burke Avenue, the driver lost control and drifted off the road. The pickup then slammed into an apartment building.
The pickup hit one person inside the building. Emergency responders took the victim to a local hospital with unspecified injuries.
Police arrested the driver and a passenger in the pickup.
An investigation into the is underway.