Police make arrest in crash that killed two and injured three others

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 26, 2016)–Metro police have made an arrest in a crash early Saturday that left two people dead and three others injured.

Just before 4:00 a.m. police were sent to the 7100 block of Pendleton Pike on a report of a serious crash.

When officers arrived they observed a pickup truck and a white vehicle both with significant damage.

Inside the pick up EMS personnel determined a passenger was deceased.

The driver and another passenger were rushed to the hospital.  Despite life-saving efforts, the pickup driver also died.

The driver and passenger of the white vehicle were taken to Eskenazi Hospital in stable condition.

Police have arrested the driver of the white vehicle, 22-year-old Luis Amador Aguilar.

Witnesses told police the white car ran a stop sign before crashing into the pickup truck.

Aguilar has been arrested on a preliminary charge of two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death and one count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury.

The surviving passenger of the pickup was identified as 37-year-old Astria Long of Indianapolis.

The deceased victims’ names will be released after family members have been notified.


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