Robert Sarcos Death, Obituary – The motorist who blew a red light and collided with an Uber that was carrying four passengers and killed three of them early Saturday morning in South Los Angeles has been apprehended, according to the announcement made by the police. Gregory Black, age 31, was taken into custody and is being charged with vehicular manslaughter after it was determined by the police that he was allegedly behind the wheel of the speeding Mercedes Benz that ran a red light at the intersection of S. Vermont Avenue and W. Century Boulevard, t-boning the Uber that was driving through the area.
The accident resulted in the death of a passenger in the Uber vehicle. Gregory Black faces charges of vehicular manslaughter. According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision took place at about 5:30 in the morning. When it crashed into the black Honda, which was carrying four passengers in addition to the driver, witnesses reported that the white Mercedes Benz, which only had the driver inside, was going too fast. According to a statement released by the Los Angeles Police Department, “After colliding with the vehicle driven by the victim, the suspect’s vehicle spun out of control and landed on the center median.”
One woman was ejected from the vehicle and later found dead. Inside the Honda, there was also a third female passenger who passed away. Both the male passenger and the Uber driver, a woman in her 38th year, were sent to local hospitals, where they were initially listed in serious condition but had improved by Sunday. The passenger was a guy. Late on Saturday night, the identities of the victims were revealed to be Kimberly Izquierdo, age 27, Juvelyn Arroyo and Veronica Amezola, all age 23, and Veronica Amezola. There were two sisters among the fatalities.
Additionally, the driver of the Mercedes was found to be in severe condition and was sent to a hospital. Throughout the morning, the crossing remained closed while the Los Angeles Police Department conducted their investigation into the collision that had occurred earlier. At this time, there is no more information that can be provided.