CRIME/PUBLIC SAFETY NEWS POMONA

Driver Plows into Taco Stand Killing 1 and Injuring 12 in Pomona

A driver crashed an SUV into a taco stand along Holt Boulevard in Pomona Friday night. The call came in at 7:40pm. At least twelve people were injured and one was killed in the crash. The driver fled the scene on foot. Police used a tracking dog to pick up the suspect’s scent.

Police arrested a 26-year old woman who returned to the scene to turn herself in an hour later. Police say the woman was traveling eastbound Holt when she veered into the westbound lanes, losing control and crashing into the taco stand. The victim that was killed has been identified as 52-year old Gilberto Cazares Payan. His family says he was visiting the taco stand to pick up dinner at the time of crash.