A teenager ran over and killed two people sleeping on a downtown Los Angeles sidewalk early Sunday, police said.
Police allege that Carmen Elena Chavez of Los Angeles was drunk when her 1989 Mercedes-Benz careened onto the sidewalk where the two were sleeping.
Chavez had been speeding and attempted to navigate a turn when the vehicle spun out of control, Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Cleon Joseph said.
The two people, a man and woman, died at the scene, Joseph said. They have not yet been identified.
Chavez was booked into the Los Angeles County Jail on vehicular manslaughter charges, police said.