A suspected DUI driver smashed into the back of another car at a Hemet intersection Saturday morning, killing two people and injuring a third person.

The crash was reported at about 4 a.m., according to the Hemet Police Department.

Investigators said Jesus Rios, 33, of Downey was driving east on Florida Avenue, approaching Kirby Street, in a BMW 535i sedan when he failed to break at the intersection and rear-ended a Honda Fit hatchback stopped at a red traffic signal.

The driver of the Honda, an unnamed 21-year-old Hemet woman, was killed, along with one of her passengers, said Sgt. Dan Reinbolt.

Another passenger in the Honda was seriously injured but is expected to survive, he said.

Rios was uninjured and allegedly attempted to flee on foot after the crash but was stopped by a witness at the scene, police said.

Rios was eventually arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of DUI, two counts of vehicular homicide and attempted hit and run, according to Reinbolt.

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