Crash on Central Avenue Leaves Emelie Hjerten Dead, Three Injured
Chino, CA (December 16, 2020) – On Monday, 18-year-old Emelie Hjerten of Chino died, while three were injured in a fiery vehicle crash on Central Avenue.
The authorities responded to the Chino scene at about 8:26 p.m. on the 13400 block area.
When authorities arrived, they discovered a vehicle in the southbound lanes fully consumed in fire.
Responders rescued two of the vehicle’s occupants from the car. Also, a third passenger was found outside the vehicle prior to their arrival.
Hjerten, the driver, was trapped in the vehicle. Authorities pronounced him dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, two of the victims were stable while one was in critical condition.
The authorities identified the three surviving victims as a 19-year-old Chino man, a 20-year-old of Chino Hills, and a 19-year old woman from Corona.
The Police Department’s initial investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling north on Central Avenue. Then, it drifted into the southbound lanes and crashed with a tree on the west sidewalk before catching on fire.
Firefighters from the Chino Valley Independent Fire District also responded to the scene and extinguished the flames, Chino PD said.
Please contact Officer Andy Bernath with the Chino Police Department Traffic Unit at (909) 334-3045 or via email at email@example.com if you have details about the fatal Chino accident.
Our law firm would like to express our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved of Emelie Hjerten.
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