Two persons were killed and another injured in a four-car crash Monday afternoon in Westminster.
According to Commander Kevin MacCormick of the WPD, the incident took place after 12:50 p.m, in the 14500 block of Westminster Boulevard, near Hazard Avenue.
Witnesses told police that an “older type minivan” was speeding north in the southbound lanes of Beach when it collided with three other vehicles.
The driver of the minivan was pronounced dead at the scene. He was an elderly Westminster resident, about 80 to 85 years old.
The passenger in that vehicle was taken in UCI Medical Center in Orange where she later succumbed from her injuries. She also a Westminster resident, about 70 to 75 years old.
The driver of one of the other vehicles involved was taken to UCIMC with a leg injury.
WPD is investigating the cause of the accident.
Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call Sgt. Anil Adam of WPD Traffic Division at (714) 548-3770.
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