Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

Minivan crashes into furniture store; driver accused of DUI

Van into furniture store in Bell
A 27-year-old man accused of driving under the influence of drugs or alchohol swerved off the road and crashed a minivan into a furniture store in Bell, police said.

The man, whose name was not released, was driving east on Gage Avenue in a white Chevrolet Astro at about 10 p.m. Sunday when the van slammed into Pacific Furniture, Bell police said.

A 36-year-old man who was a passenger in the minivan had to be extracted from the vehicle and was taken to a hospital with injuries described as not life-threatening.

The driver was arrested and was being held on suspicion of felony driving under the influence.


Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes near Markleeville

Woman wounded in police shooting at Baldwin Village apartment

UC president says he's "appalled" by UC Davis pepper spray incident

— Rick Rojas

Photo: The Chevrolet Astro minivan after it crashed into a furniture store in Bell. Credit: KTLA-TV

Comments () | Archives (0)


Recommended on Facebook


In Case You Missed It...


About L.A. Now
L.A. Now is the Los Angeles Times’ breaking news section for Southern California. It is produced by more than 80 reporters and editors in The Times’ Metro section, reporting from the paper’s downtown Los Angeles headquarters as well as bureaus in Costa Mesa, Long Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Ventura and West Los Angeles.
Have a story tip for L.A. Now?
Please send to newstips@latimes.com
Can I call someone with news?
Yes. The city desk number is (213) 237-7847.


Get Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

Sign me up for the following lists: