6-Year-Old Boy Killed in Violent Head-On DUI Crash in Pomona

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

A child was killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash in Pomona and both drivers were suspected of being drunk at the time of the crash, police said Wednesday morning.

The crash was reported about 4:25 p.m. Tuesday on White Avenue between McKinley Avenue and Arrow Highway and was witnessed by a Pomona police officer, the Pomona Police Department reported.

"Our preliminary information is that two vehicles were involved," according to a police statement. "A northbound vehicle on White Avenue crossed the center divider and struck a southbound vehicle."

A child in the rear seat of one of the vehicles died at the scene. He was identified as 6-year-old Julian Anthony George. 

One person was taken to a hospital, a fire department dispatch supervisor said.

"Both involved drivers are suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol," police said.

Anyone who witnessed the crash was asked to call the Pomona Police Department's Traffic Services Bureau at 909-802-7741 or 909-620-2048.

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