SANTA ANA: 2 Critical After Crash on Grand Avenue
SANTA ANA, California (June 24, 2016) — Two people were critically injured in a crash involving an orange pickup truck on Grand Avenue underneath the Interstate 5 Freeway overpass, just south of Santa Ana Boulevard, according to On Scene TV.
The crash took place about 12:30 a.m. this morning. The Santa Ana Police Department stated that the driver in a red pickup truck was traveling at high speeds prior to the crash with a white sedan. The report did not mention whether there were any injuries to the occupants in the other vehicle which had minor front-end damage.
The Orange County Fire Authority responded and used the Jaws of Life to free the driver and passenger trapped in the pickup truck. It took roughly 30 minutes to free the occupants who were both critically injured. They were transported by ambulances to area hospitals for treatment of traumatic injuries.
The crash is under investigation by the Santa Ana Police Department into whether speed, drugs or alcohol were factors in the collision.
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