breaking: mayor of bell gardens has been shot, city hall worker says

Driver Flees Westminster Crash That Kills Passenger, Leaves Blood Trail

Police were searching for the driver who fled the scene of a deadly single-vehicle collision Saturday in Westminster, authorities said.

Fatal-Westminster-Crash

One person was killed in a car crash near Magnolia Avenue and Westminster Boulevard, Westminster, Mar. 8, 2014. (Credit: Southern Counties News)

The incident occurred just before 3 a.m. on Magnolia Avenue south of Westminster Boulevard, according to the Westminster Police Department.

The driver of a dark-colored car lost control, slammed into the retaining wall of a mobile home park, then struck a light pole, witnesses said.

A passenger was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The driver ran away, leaving a trail of blood on the sidewalk, according to witnesses.

The Westminster Police Department urged anyone with information to give them a call at 714- 898-3315.