5 Killed in Multi-Vehicle Collision on Slauson Avenue
LOS ANGELES, CA (August 12, 2022) – Asherey Ryan, Reynold Lester, Alonzo Quintero, Lynette Noble, Nathesha Lewis died in a speeding crash.
Around 1:30 p.m., officers received dispatch calls near the intersection of Slauson and La Brea Avenue.
Per reports, a Mercedes-Benz driven by 37-year-old Nicole Lorraine Linton ran a red light at an extremely high rate of speed. As a result, Linton slammed into six vehicles near a gas station at the intersection.
Upon impact, multiple vehicles became completely engulfed in flames. Footage from the scene shows Linton’s vehicle traveling through the red light at a dangerously high rate of speed.
Medics pronounced 23-year-old Ryan, who was almost 9 months pregnant dead at the scene. In addition, crews pronounced her son, 11-month-old Quintero and her boyfriend, Lester dead.
Moreover, two occupants inside another vehicle that was hit were pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators later identified them as 42-year-old Lewis and 38-year-old Noble.
Linton sustained injuries and received treatment at UCLA Medical Center. Eventually, authorities took her into custody with charges of vehicular manslaughter and gross negligence.
The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victims. May you find comfort and strength during this time.
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