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As of now, though no names have been released, it’s been reported that there was a serious car accident in Orange County around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday evening. Investigators are still unsure as to the exact cause of the crash that involved at least two cars, which has led to one death and has injured at least 3 people.
According to the Orange Fire Department’s report to the Orange County Registerthe crash was reported at precisely 7:33 p.m. around Chapman Avenue and South Earlham. Apparently, the crash occurred in front of an El Pollo Loco restaurant. Witnesses claim that a black Nissan can into a Scion, and this was reported to the California Highway Patrol.
A CBS Los Angeles Video describes that at least 2 of the 3 injured persons were in critical condition, as well as the necessity of the jaws of life being used to remove one person from the red car involved in the crash. The video also shows that a person is being brought onto a stretcher and that they had CPR administered to them.
The crash resulted in part of Westbound Chapman Avenue, namely that between Hewes and Esplanade Streets, for the investigation.
The CHP claims that some of the crash victims have been taken to the Orange County Global Medical Center and the Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. One of the persons injured died around midnight on Sunday, according to CHP’s Tino Olivera. CBS Los Angeles claims that information regarding what caused the crash or how the crash exactly occured has not been made immediately available.