POMONA — The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed three counts of murder Thursday against a driver accused of killing a man and his pregnant girlfriend last month in a traffic collision.
Lorraine Martinez, 26, was allegedly unlicensed and driving a stolen car when she collided with a Nissan Maxima that made a left turn in front of her at about 1:41 a.m. on Aug. 1 at Holt and Garey avenues in Pomona.
The Nissan caught fire and collided with a pole, killing both people in the car: 22-year-old Miguel Herrera and 17-year-old Desiree Grajeda, both of Pomona.
Grajada’s was pregnant and in her third trimester, according to a Pomona police news release.
Martinez was arrested after she attempted to flee the scene on foot, police said.