Woman Killed in Hit and Run Crash on Canal Street
Eric Munson Arrested in Fatal Long Beach Accident
Long Beach, CA (April 13, 2020) – A woman was killed in a hit and run crash in Long Beach. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of April 12 on Canal Avenue.
A Nissan Altima was heading east on Canal Avenue, near Esther Street, when it crashed into a parked Toyota Tercel. The impact pushed the Toyota into a parked semi truck. A 56-year-old woman from Rancho Dominguez was inside the Toyota at the time. She died at the accident scene.
The driver of the Nissan fled the crash site on foot. He was later arrested. A passenger in the car stayed at the scene. The driver was identified as Eric Munson, 23, of Long Beach. He was arrested for felony DUI and felony hit and run. He is currently in jail on $100,000 bail.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.
Nadrich & Cohen is an active donor and supporter of several local MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) chapters throughout California.