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Andrea Bullo and their son from Los Angeles are dead after a car crash, and the Los Angeles Police Department believes a drunk driver was operating the vehicle that hit them.
Andrea Bullo was 60 years old.
DETAIL OF INCIDENCE:
Andrea Bullo and his son Marco were victims of a blazing car crash on West Mulholland Drive at Valmar Road at approximately 9 p.m. local time Tuesday, KTLA reports.
Andrea, a co-owner of Malibu’s Moonshadows restaurant, and Marco were in a classic Ford Mustang when their vehicle was hit from behind by a Toyota Camry allegedly speeding eastbound. A 21-year-old named Kevin Gonzales was behind the wheel, per the outlet.
Both vehicles caught on fire upon impact, Lt. Matthew Bielski of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Traffic Division told the new station.
Though firefighters who arrived at the scene managed to put out the flames, Andrea and Marco had already died. Gonzales survived and walked away with minor injuries, according to KTLA.
Officers gave Gonzales a sobriety test under the suspicion that he was intoxicated.
LAPD also told KTLA that he has since been booked and is facing two murder counts.
Per his booking record, his bond is set at $4 million.
On social media, Moonshadows announced that it would be closed on Thursday.
The restaurant employees said L.A.’s Fox 11, “Andrea will be truly missed. He will be irreplaceable and a unique friend, father, and figure to follow.”
Per the news station, Andrea’s son died with he was 13.
Shannon Sauceda paid tribute by bringing flowers to the eatery, telling Fox 11 that she and Andrea had grown close over time. “It’s just devastating and tragic,” she said, giving the general manager the flowers before the two shared an emotional embrace.
“Everybody’s been to Moonshadows,” she added. “I mean, if you didn’t come all the time, you at least went to a couple of times. Daryl Mattewakang told Fox 11 he was on West Mulholland Drive when he witnessed the fatal crash with a friend.
“We saw a big explosion. We didn’t know what it was until we saw two cars,” he said.
One staff member asked to remain anonymous and told The Los Angeles Times, “We are grieving right now as individuals and as a whole family.”