The crashed vehicle was located on Clark Avenue near Eagle Street in Long Beach.
When police arrived on the scene at 2:40am on Saturday, they found two passengers in the car.
One passenger had a broken leg and was transferred to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.
The other passenger was killed. Los Angeles County coroner’s office identified the deceased passenger as Justin McLean, 31, of Lakewood.
A couple of blocks from the accident site, officers discovered a male walking away from the scene.
A witness identified the man as the car’s driver.
According to authorities, the driver was believed to be under the influence at the time of the accident.