Title supplied by cataloger. Near W. Adams Boulevard and Hoover Street, paramedics aid two people who were injured by drunk driver Edmundo Torrez, 51. Jorge Cardinas, 23, and three other people were struck by Torrez' car, plowing into them as they sat on an RTD bus bench on W. Adams (upper center). Cardinas died instantly and one other accident victim died shortly after being taken to California Hospital Medical Center. Torrez attempted to flee from the scene, but was chased, tackled and held down by two teenagers until USC security guards could arrive.
1 photographic print :b&w ;36 x 29 cm. Photographic prints
Southern California Rapid Transit District Allied health personnel--California--Los Angeles Traffic accidents--California--Los Angeles Drinking and traffic accidents--California--Los Angeles Traffic accident victims--California--Los Angeles Buses--California--Los Angeles Bus stops--California--Los Angeles Adams Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) South Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs