Six people were killed, including a baby, and eight were injured in a fiery multi-vehicle crash at a Los Angeles gas station on South La Brea and Slauson avenues Thursday afternoon.
The crash was reported about 1:40 p.m., when a Mercedes sped through a red light — without braking — and struck two vehicles in the Windsor Hills intersection.
Surveillance video obtained by RMG News shows the violent car crash.
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The driver of the Mercedes was identified as 37-year-old Nicole L. Linton, a nurse from Texas.
Update: The woman who caused yesterday’s deadly crash on La Brea and Slauson in Windsor Hills has been identified as 37-year-old Nicole L. Linton, a nurse from Texas. She will be booked once released from the hospital. Confirmed by CHP and her family members.#WindsorHills pic.twitter.com/ZWRm0FD55c
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CBS Los Angeles reported:
37-year-old Nicole Lorraine Linton is facing vehicular manslaughter charges in connection with the fiery wreck In Windsor Hills Thursday afternoon that killed six people.
Linton, the driver of the gray Mercedes-Benz that careened through the intersection of Slauson and La Brea Avenue, was arrested Friday morning as she remained hospitalized.
Six people, including an infant and a pregnant woman, were killed and eight others were injured Thursday afternoon after Linton sped through a red light, causing a fiery multi-vehicle crash.
Among the Injured were six kids and two adults, who suffered minor injuries and were transported to the hospital. Another person was treated at the scene.
CBS Los Angeles aired this video report: