Authorities said Dustin Blake Robinson, 18, was allegedly drunk when he drove his Smart car into a Chevy Monte Carlo Sunday morning.
The crash happened on the southbound 110 Freeway near 52nd Place just after 3 a.m.
A 44-year-old man from Paramount died as a result of the fiery crash and two others were rushed to the hospital.
Robinson escaped with minor injuries. He was booked for suspicion of second degree murder and DUI.