1 lifeless, four injured after fiery crash close to downtown Berkeley


BERKELEY, Calif. — One lady died and 4 others had been injured in a fiery crash that concerned 5 automobiles Friday night time close to downtown Berkeley, police stated.

The crash reported at 11:47 p.m., was triggered when a dashing Tesla headed westbound within the 2200 block of Haste Road hit a Ford Fiesta and a Dodge pickup truck, based on police. The Fiesta, with 4 folks inside, caught fireplace after it was pushed into two parked automobiles, stated Officer Byron White.

All 4 folks contained in the Fiesta had been hospitalized, however one 36-year-old lady who was sitting within the again seat died, based on police. The lady who died has been recognized by police as Luvette Monarque of North Hollywood. A 32-year-old sitting subsequent to Monarque was in crucial situation. The 2 girls needed to be extricated from the automotive, White stated. As well as, one among 5 folks contained in the Tesla was additionally hospitalized.

The driving force of the Tesla, a 22-year-old San Leandro man, remained on the scene and was cooperating with investigators, White stated.

Alcohol and medicines aren’t thought-about an element within the collision, however police say velocity was an element.

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