One person was killed and two others critically injured in a spectacular three-car crash early Friday morning in Garden Grove.
According to Sgt. Royce Wimmer of the GGPD, the collision took place in the intersection of Magnolia Street and Garden Grove Boulevard. The call came in at 12:43 a.m.
Arriving officers found that one of the vehicles, a gray Tesla sedan, was engulfed in flames. Officers rescued the driver from the burning vehicle and he was taken to an area hospital in critical but stable condition.
A passenger in the Tesla was pronounced dead at the scene. GGPD and Orange County Fire Authority firefighter paramedics treated one other injured driver who sustained critical injuries and was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.
The driver of the Tesla is suspected of speeding and driving under the influence, and the GGPD will be pursuing DUI and vehicular manslaughter charges.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is encouraged to contact Investigator Dan Mihalik at (714) 741-5925.
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