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Nurse Faces Six Murder Charges Following Fatal High-Speed Collision

Car accident in Los Angeles

In a tragic incident occurring in Windsor Hills, California, a Texas-based nurse has been charged with multiple counts of murder following a high-speed vehicular catastrophe. Nicole Linton is accused of running a red light and colliding with multiple cars while allegedly driving at a significant speed, culminating in a ghastly scene of destruction and loss of life.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, led by George Gascón, reported that Linton faces six counts of murder and five counts of gross vehicular manslaughter. The crash resulted in the untimely death of six individuals. If found guilty, Linton could face a maximum sentence of 90 years behind bars.

Authorities detailed the events of the accident, stating that Linton was operating a Mercedes-Benz at an alarming 90 mph on Thursday. Her vehicle careened through a traffic signal at the confluence of La Brea and Slauson Avenues. The crash involved multiple vehicles and led to a violent explosion, engulfing three vehicles in flames, and earned the moniker of a “fiery wreck” from officials.

The 37-year-old nurse, Linton, who was practicing in Los Angeles, is now the focus of an ongoing investigation, including assessments to determine if substance impairment played a role in the tragic events.

Source: AOL