Drunk Driving

5-year-old boy killed and his family injured after suspected DUI driver plows through his apartment

5-year-old boy killed and his family injured after suspected DUI driver plows through his apartment

A 5-year-old boy was killed early Thursday when an intoxicated driver plowed into a South Los Angeles apartment and seriously injured his family members, police said.

The 24-year-old driver was headed north on South Central Avenue at about 12:16 a.m. when she swerved and crashed into an apartment in the 2800 block, Los Angeles Police Lt. Nate Williams told reporters at the scene.

The boy and four family members — his parents and two other children — were inside the apartment.

When the woman’s vehicle rammed into the apartment and through a bedroom, the boy’s father was trapped beneath the vehicle, he said....

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