Feb 22, 2021
2 Dead, 2 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Trees In Elk Grove
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ELK GROVE (CBS13) – Police are investigating a fatal vehicle crash in Elk Grove that killed two people.
The crash happened near Franklin High Road off Whitelock Parkway. Police say a little before 5 a.m., a sedan crashed into a tree, shearing off the front of the vehicle. Firefighting personnel also responded to the crash.
The names of those who died in the crash have not been released. Based on statements made by people on the scene, there are unconfirmed reports that they might have been teenagers.
A friend of the victim says three of the people were recent high school graduates and the fourth was a current senior.
Two other people were injured in the crash. One was listed in critical condition and rushed to the hospital. According to family, one victim is an 18-year-old woman and was in the backseat at the time of the crash. That family member says it took first responders over an hour to safely rescue her.
Henoch Munoz, who lives across the street from the crash, says he woke up to what sounded like an explosion. He says people often treat the road as a speedway.
“This morning I came out to see and I saw the car there so (I) just came here and it seems worse than I thought,” Munoz said.
Karl Ortega thinks about the families of the four people who were inside the car, trying to put into words what all are now going through.
“This is really, it’s horrific,” he said.
Friends are planning a memorial for Tuesday to both remember the lives lost and rally for the survivors of the crash.
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Whitelock Parkway was closed eastbound between Franklin High Road and Bellaterra Drive. Police are investigating what led to the crash but say speed was likely a factor.
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A journalist, seriously injured while covering incidents with young people in France
A photojournalist was seriously injured this Saturday in the French city of Reims being attacked while covering incidents which involved youth groups, which has led to the opening of a judicial investigation for attempted murder.
Christian Lantenois, who works for the local newspaper L’Union, received a blow to the head, possibly from a cobblestone launched against him, said his newspaper, which in the digital edition said that his condition was “very worrying.”
The events occurred at around 2:30 p.m. in the Croix-Rouge neighborhood after the police had intervened near a restaurant of the Quick chain by a notice that a person had been bullet wound, which was later revealed to be an unconfirmed rumor.
The situation degenerated when about thirty young people with iron bars, golf clubs and fire extinguishers, some of whom – according to L’Union – attacked the journalist who had come to cover the altercations.
The Reims prosecutor, Matthieu bourrette, who went to the scene, announced the opening of an investigation for attempted murder.
On the part of the French Government, the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, expressed his solidarity in a message on his Twitter account with the newspaper’s editorial staff and with the profession, and assured that the police “are fully mobilized to identify and arrest the perpetrators.”
This event occurs in a week marked in France by episodes of extreme violence in fights between groups of young people, which have resulted in the death of three teenagers in towns on the outskirts of Paris.
The last one was a 15 year old boy shot to death this Friday in the town of Bondy.