Two dead, five injured after high-speed car crash in Sacramento

by SpeedLux
California Highway Patrol (CHP)

A car crash in North Sacramento caused the deaths of two people on Friday evening.

According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a blue convertible Mustang was driving westbound on Striker Avenue at a high rate of speed. The driver allegedly overlooked the stop sign and struck a Chevrolet Malibu driving northbound on National Drive.

The Mustang overturned as a result of the crash, according to CHP.

Officers say two passengers, believed to have been sitting in the back of the Mustang, were ejected out of the car and died at the scene. The driver and the front passenger were admitted to the hospital with significant injuries.

Those in the Malibu, two women and a child, had small injuries.

Officers are still investigating to know what caused the accident.

“Incident info: 2 Car crash, very high rate of speed near National Dr./ Striker Ave. 5 patients total. Two critical, 3 moderate. 2 confirmed fatalities on scene,” Sacramento Fire Department wrote on Twitter.

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