9-Year-Old Girl and Man Injured in Chatsworth Accident that Killed 2
CHATSWORTH (February 18, 2019) - A crash in Chatsworth this Sunday has a 9-year-old girl in critical condition and left two others killed. Police are now looking for a third driver who could have been part of the incident.
The crash happened on De Soto Avenue near the 9500 block. A gray Infiniti was traveling southbound and crashed into a white Toyota Avalon.
The collision happened around 3:30 p.m. when the Toyota Avalon tried to make a left turn towards Plummer Street.
A 26-year-old man of Granada Hills was driving the gray Infiniti. Investigators believe he was speeding and at the scene, he had to be extracted from his vehicle with severe injuries.
The Toyota Avalon had a 73-year-old woman and a 72-year-old man inside, both were pronounced dead at the scene.
The 9-year-old was in the back of the Avalon and investigators she did not have her seat belt on.
According to witnesses, the gray Infiniti was going fast and there may have been a third car involved. The third vehicle is believed to be a gray sedan. Police are asking help from the public to identify this vehicle while they continue their search.
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