5 Injured in Hit-and-run Crash on PCH
SEAL BEACH, Calif. (Feb. 14, 2023) – Two teenage girls remain hospitalized Tuesday following the violent Seal Beach hit-and-run crash Saturday night at PCH or Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street.
UPDATE: Jahson Imgrund, 23, of Lake Forest, was arrested on hit-and-run charges for Seal Beach crash
The two-vehicle crash happened around 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11th at the Seal Beach intersection, the Long Beach Post reports.
A total of three 17-year-old girls and two women in their 20s were injured in the crash.
Two of the 17-year-old girls remain hospitalized in critical condition in the hospital. Meanwhile, police are searching for the suspect in a gold 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300 who fled the scene.
The driver in the Mercedes was first spotted by Huntington Beach police driving reckless and speeding northbound on Pacific Coast Highway near Warner Avenue. They alerted Seal Beach police as the driver headed towards the city.
Crash at Seal Beach Intersection on PCH
The vehicle sped through a red traffic light at the intersection of PCH and Main Street. The suspect crashed into a silver car occupied by the five females. The victim’s car was making a turn at the intersection. The suspect’s vehicle wound up crashed into a Seal Beach bus bench in front of the Chase bank on PCH. The suspect exited the vehicle and fled on foot. The man is described as a Hispanic aged 18 to 20 years old and roughly 5 foot 10 inches tall. He was wearing a maroon shirt.
Meanwhile, all five occupants of the victim’s vehicle were rushed to local trauma centers for treatment of serious injuries. However, two of the women in their early to mid 20s were later discharged from hospital. Three others — all 17-year-old Orange County girls — remained in the hospital in serious but stable condition the next day. Today, two of the girls remain at the hospital in critical condition.
Investigators are working on finding the suspect from the Seal Beach crash on PCH. They are processing evidence in an effort to locate the suspect.
Witnesses or anyone with information about the suspect or crash, should call Traffic Investigator Officer James Dowdell at 562-799-4100, ext. 1627 or email [email protected]
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SOURCE: Long Beach Post
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