A speeding driver on a Reseda street died in a violent crash that left several vehicles mangled and sent two other people to hospitals.
The crash was reported at 8:06 p.m. Sunday in the 7000 block of N. Corbin Ave., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department's Margaret Stewart.
A vehicle driven by a 25- to 30-year-old man was northbound on Corbin at a high rate of speed when it crossed over the double yellow lines and crashed head-on into a southbound vehicle, according to Officer F. Gonzalez of the Los Angeles Police Department's Operations Center.
The speeding vehicle then struck a parked car, another southbound vehicle and five more parked vehicles, Gonzalez said.
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The driver died at the scene, he said. His identity has not been released.
Two people were taken to hospitals with injuries not believed life-threatening, he said.
One seriously injured patient was trapped inside wreckage before being taken to a hospital by paramedics, Stewart said. Three others were evaluated at the scene.
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Video from the scene showed a pickup surrounded by at least three mangled cars and another pickup on two wheels, backed onto a street pole.
LAPD says they're looking into whether possibly street racing was involved in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.