Police say Huntington Park hit-and-run suspect turns herself in
Carol Eleana Vega, 29, allegedly failed to stop at a red light near the intersection of 6th and Lorena streets in Boyle Heights and struck three pedestrians in a marked crosswalk at 9:55 p.m., according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.
Guadalupe Colmenares, 19, of Los Angeles died after she was transported to a hospital. Rita Colmenares, 37, was taken to the hospital in critical condition along with her 14-year-old daughter, who also suffered injuries.
Vega fled in a 1993 Chrysler Concorde, officials said, but later turned herself in to Whittier police.-- Ari B. Bloomekatz