One Killed, Two Hurt after Inglewood Five-Car Crash on Florence Avenue
INGLEWOOD, CA (February 12, 2020) – One person died and two others sustained injuries in a fiery five-car crash on Florence Avenue on Monday, February 10.
According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the crash happened around 4:40 p.m. along the 500 block of East Florence Avenue.
Five vehicles were involved in the incident, Inglewood Police Department said. A video from a local news source showed four of the cars heavily damaged, with one appearing charred. One of the vehicles had a tarp covering the back end.
First responders arrived on the scene to found several cars on fire.
One of the drivers involved succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of the incident, police stated. No description of the person was available.
A surveillance video captured the crash. It showed a pickup truck making a left turn in the intersection. Then another vehicle slammed into the truck at high speed, and bursts into flames.
The reason behind the incident is under investigation, police stated.
Police urge motorists to avoid the intersection of Centinela and Florence avenues for around six hours.
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