Corvette, SUV Might Have Been Street Racing Before Fiery Crash

One of the vehicles involved in the early morning crash was reported stolen

By Jonathan Lloyd
|  Monday, Oct 15, 2012  |  Updated 8:00 AM PDT
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Witnesses told police they saw several vehicles street racing before the early morning crash in the Boyle Heights area. The drivers left the scene before authorities arrived at the crash site on Washington Boulevard near Soto Street. Raw Video

Witnesses told police they saw several vehicles street racing before the early morning crash in the Boyle Heights area. The drivers left the scene before authorities arrived at the crash site on Washington Boulevard near Soto Street. Raw Video

A sport utility vehicle and a Corvette were involved in a fiery crash early Monday that police said might have been the result of a street race.

The crash occurred at about 12:30 a.m. on Washington Boulevard near Soto Street. Both vehicles were on fire when authorities arrived at the location.

One of the vehicles was reported stolen.

Witnesses told investigators they saw several vehicles racing in the area. The drivers of the SUV and Corvette left the location before officers arrived, police said.

No injuries were reported.
 

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