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3 women dead, 3 others hurt in violent DUI crash in Pomona 

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Three women were killed and another three victims were injured after a violent crash involving a driver under the influence in Pomona. 

According to information released by the Pomona Police Department, the collision occurred just before 11 p.m. at the intersection of White Avenue and Phillips Boulevard. 

When first responders arrived at the scene, they found that every victim had suffered “moderate to severe injuries.”

“Pomona Police Department officers and L.A. County Fire Department personnel treated the parties on scene,” the PPD release stated. “Unfortunately, two passengers succumbed to their injuries at the scene [while] three other people from one of the vehicles were transported to a nearby hospital where one of the involved drivers succumbed to their injuries.” 

Of the six victims, five of them – all women – were traveling in one car, preliminary information indicates. The sole occupant of the other vehicle was identified by police as Victor Siharath, 36, of Pomona. 

“Officers made contact with Siharath…and determined he was driving while impaired,” authorities said.  

Video obtained by KTLA shows Siharath taking a sobriety test on the sidewalk just feet from the crash site. (OnSceneTV)

He was subsequently arrested for felony driving under the influence. Video obtained by KTLA shows Siharath taking a sobriety test on the sidewalk just feet from the crash site. 

Authorities are actively investigating the collision and ask anyone with information to contact the Pomona Police Department by calling 909-620-2155. 

To submit information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

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