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Six people died in a Mercedes-Benz car crash on Thursday at West Los Angeles intersection.
California Highway Patrol (CHP), recognized Nicole Lorraine Linton, 37-years-old nurse.
Linton suffered moderate injuries in the collision. He was taken into custody for vehicular manslaughter and gross negligence.
Prosecutors stated that they could receive the case Monday and would decide whether or not to file criminal charges.
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Fox 11 reported that Linton is a Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center traveling nurse.
The station reported that Linton was driving more than 100 mph (mph) in a 35-mph zone around 1:30 p.m. PST on Thursday.
The CHP stated that the Mercedes sedan ran a red signal, but did not appear to brake. Officer Franco Pepi informed The Associated Press that detectives are investigating whether Linton was suffering from a medical episode, or was driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol.
Fox News received reports from witnesses in Windsor Hills that the collision resulted in a huge explosion sounding like a bomb.
A child was thrown from a car and landed at a station.
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Alphonso Word stated that one lady took the baby who was being ejected. She was running to the store with the child but could not see any life.
“I believe the most devastating part was when you heard the scream. I don’t know if it was one of the victims that was in the car burning, or what,” he added.
Asherey Ryan (23-years-old) and her infant son, Asherey, were all reportedly killed in the crash. According to her sister, they were headed to a prenatal appointment.
A baby was also killed in the crash, and seven other victims were taken to hospital.
Pepi claimed that the victims of the attack were not seriously injured and included a woman aged 33 and six children between 1 and 15 years.
Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón wrote in a statement shared on Twitter that a prosecutor had been assigned and would work with law enforcement throughout the weekend.
“My heart is broken for the Windsor Hills families that lost loved one in the tragic car crash that took place yesterday. He said that the tragedy caused shockwaves in Los Angeles. The loss of so many lives will have a lasting effect on all those who are close to them.
This report was contributed by Andrew Mark Miller, Greg Norman of Fox News, and Greg Norman from The Associated Press.
Source: Fox News