Dionicio Ajanel Dies after Police Pursuit Ends in Crash at West 6th Street and South Wilton Place in Koreatown
Koreatown, California (September 6, 2021) – Dionicio Baten Ajanel, 31, of Los Angeles, has been identified as a man who was killed in a collision involving a human trafficking suspect who led police on a pursuit in Koreatown on Thursday night.
The incident happened at around 11:35 p.m. September 2, at West 6th Street and South Wilton Place.
Los Angeles police said a Mercedes sedan carrying two human trafficking suspects was located in the area of North Gramercy Place and Beverly Boulevard, and a pursuit started.
The chase ended after about two minutes when the Mercedes crashed into three other vehicles at West 6th Street and South Wilton Place.
Ajanel was driving one of the vehicles and was killed in the accident.
Two other drivers were taken to the hospital with critical injuries.
A passenger was also hospitalized with unspecified injuries.
The suspects were taken to the hospital for treatment before being taken to custody.
No other information regarding the crash was provided.
The accident remains under investigation.
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