Driver That Caused Fatal California Crash Killing 6 Has Been Identified

Police arrest driver in Southern California crash that killed 6 (Images: YouTube/Screenshot/KTLA5/@chonkyheaux)

Officers from the California Highway Patrol arrested a woman on Friday for reportedly causing a ferocious multi-car collision in Windsor Hills that killed 6 people, along with a baby and a pregnant woman.

According to NBC4, Nicole L. Linton, noted as a nurse from Texas by multiple law enforcement sources, will be booked after she is released from a hospital where she is currently being treated for injuries inflicted in the crash.

Members of Linton’s family also confirmed his arrest.

In Texas, public records show a person who has the same name as a registered nurse with a present, valid driver’s license.

In response to the crash, Kaiser Permanente issued the following statement:

“Everyone at Kaiser Permanente is deeply saddened by Thursday’s horrific crash. It’s impossible to imagine the pain those involved are experiencing. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this tragedy. At this time, we are not able to comment on what has been reported as a criminal investigation. Any further questions about should be forwarded to law enforcement authorities.”

The high-speed collision occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday at the crossing point of Slauson and La Brea Avenues and was captured on camera by a surveillance video at a gas station nearby.

According to the CHP, 6 people were killed in the crash and at least 8 others were seriously hurt as of Friday morning.

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