A woman, Ashleigh Lawrence, was on the beach below Gladstones with her son and another friend at 12:45 a.m. on April 8. According to one report, they were initially visiting the area to enjoy the beach under the moonlight.
According to LAFD, a vehicle traveling east on Pacific Coast Highway collided with several parked vehicles, sending two over the embankment to the rocks where the people were seated. Lawrence, 32, was fatally struck.
Six patients, including Lawrence’s son and friend were transported to the hospital. One person was listed in serious condition, five were in fair-to-moderate condition.
Los Angeles Police Media Relations reported that the motorist, 21, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. CTN called West Traffic, but the suspect’s identity has not been released as the case remains under investigation for felony drunk driving.
KEYNEWS.TV has a seven-minute video of the firefighters and police working to transport victims to the hospital. They also have a shot of the suspect taking the sobriety test click here.