Likely DUI Crash In Malibu Leaves 2-Year-Old Dead
A 2-year-old girl was killed Friday night after the car she was riding rolled over on Malibu Canyon Road near Pepperdine University in Malibu. The driver, a 22-year-old woman from Canoga Park, suffered severe injuries in the single-car crash, and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after being airlifted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, according to KTLA.
This occurred on Friday night at around 9 p.m. While we don't yet know what the girl's relationship to the driver was, we do know they both were Canoga Park residents. The driver's name is Magdalena Lisi, and the toddler's name is being withheld pending family notification.
As the California Highway Patrol reports, Lisi's car was traveling north on Malibu Canyon Road when her car drifted onto the right-shoulder and struck the road's guardrail. Lisi corrected by jerking the steering wheel to the left, though overcorrected. The car swerved across the street, collided with the hillside, and rolled-over thereafter.
The 2-year-old, who was sitting in the right-rear passenger seat, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to City News Service. Both Lisi and the girl were wearing seat belts.