AZUSA — One person was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Azusa that prompted the closure of an intersection until further notice.
The accident was reported about 1:30 a.m. in the intersection of Azusa Avenue and Gladstone Street, according to the Azusa Police Department.
Video from the scene showed an SUV overturned and partially crushing the roof of a two-door sports car.
The driver of the car was trapped in the wreckage and pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of a Camaro was killed after running a red light and slamming into an Escalade in Azusa early Tuesday morning. The occupants of the Azusa ran from the scene and remain at large. https://t.co/b5FBbRk4tZ pic.twitter.com/kqTxPZ9ZRx
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) April 13, 2021
The sports car was a Chevrolet Camaro, and the SUV was a Cadillac Escalade, according to CBS2, which reported that the Camaro had run a red light before hitting the Escalade.
Drivers were asked to avoid the intersection until further notice, police said .
The name of the victim was not disclosed.