Police arrest driver of car in Los Angeles crash that killed six


Police have arrested a woman who was driving the car that plowed into multiple vehicles in Los Angeles, killing six people, including a pregnant woman, her unborn baby and a baby.

California Highway Patrol says the suspect, who has not yet been named, has also been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after Thursday’s horrific accident.

Officials identified the pregnant woman as Asherey Ryan, 23, of Los Angeles, and her unborn child as two of the victims of Friday’s crash.

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Investigators say the fiery crash was reportedly caused when a speeding car at more than 100 mph ran a red light in a 35 mph zone in the Windsor Hills area of ​​the city.

The driver of the speeding Mercedes-Benz is described as a woman in her 40s, and officials say she was conscious and spoke to police when she was removed from her vehicle, KTLA reports.

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Surveillance videos showed the Mercedes speeding through the intersection and hitting at least two cars that caught fire and were sent to a gas station.

Police have not yet confirmed whether alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident.

A 33-year-old adult and six children, aged between 13 months and 15, were also hospitalized after the accident.

CHP officials say the agency will recommend multiple charges against the driver of the Mercedes when the case is referred to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.

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