2 Killed, 2 Injured in Crash at Lanark Street and Woodman Avenue in Panorama City
Panorama City, California (February 1, 2023) – Authorities are investigating a Panorama City crash that killed two people and injured two other parties on Tuesday night.
The deadly accident happened at about 7:35 p.m., near Lanark Street and Woodman Avenue intersection.
According to the police, officers began a pursuit of a stolen truck near the 10600 block of El Dorado Avenue.
Unfortunately, the suspect’s vehicle reportedly struck a sedan that was going northbound on Woodman Avenue.
Sadly, two people who were in the vehicle that was struck sustained fatal injuries. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect, who was later identified as Oscar Delacruz, 32, attempted to flee. Officers from the Foothill Division who had been involved in the pursuit deployed a stun gun and take-down tactics to detain the suspect quickly.
Both Delacruz and the passenger in the truck were taken to the hospital, police said, and Delacruz will face murder charges. He is being held without bail.
The crash remains under investigation.
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