An investigation is underway after a violent, multicar crash left two people dead Friday night in Lakewood, authorities said.
The incident occurred at about 10:06 p.m. Friday along the 6100 block of South Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Three vehicles were involved in the crash, leaving two men dead, police said. The L.A. County coroner has identified them as men in their 40s.
Three other people were injured, one of them critically, as a result of the crash.
Authorities have not released further details on the cause of the crash, but one person has been arrested for being suspected of driving under the influence.
Correction: An earlier version of this story gave an incorrect name for the law enforcement agency that responded to the crash. The post has been updated.