Passenger killed in Anaheim crash identified – NBC Los Angeles

A 49-year-old man who was killed in an accident involving three vehicles in Anaheim and injured three others was publicly identified on Monday.

Luis V. Cuara was a Los Angeles resident, the Orange County’s coroner’s office announced.

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving while drunk for allegedly running over a red light and causing the accident that killed Cuara.

The crash occurred at 1:53 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of West Ball Road and South Magnolia Avenue. Shane Carringer of the Anaheim Police Department.

A black Nissan Murano was traveling west on Ball Road and couldn’t stop at a red light at Magnolia Avenue, Carringer said.

The Nissan collided with a black 2016 Honda Accord that was manned by four men – three 30-year-old men and Cuara, who was a passenger in the back seats and was pronounced dead at the scene, Carringer said. The other three people in the Honda were hospitalized with minor injuries.

One of the vehicles then collided with a Toyota Camry, which had stopped at the red light across Magnolia Avenue. Nobody in this vehicle was injured.

A person trapped in one of the vehicles had to be freed by firefighters, the authorities said.

The Murano driver, an Anaheim resident, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, Carringer said. His condition was initially unknown.

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