LOS ANGELES – The man killed in a three-vehicle crash in Koreatown was identified by authorities Wednesday.
The victim was identified by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office as 44-year-old Edinson Orjuela Castillo.
The collision occurred at about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday at Olympic Boulevard and Hoover Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Responding officers learned that a vehicle traveling south on Hoover Street crashed into a car traveling on Olympic Boulevard, causing the second vehicle to crash into a third car, LAPD Officer Lizeth Lomeli told City News Service.
The driver of the second vehicle, Castillo, was pronounced dead at the scene, Lomeli said.
The driver and a passenger in the first vehicle were taken to a hospital in stable condition, and the driver of the third vehicle was treated by paramedics at the scene, authorities said.