Trending Now

ICU nurse Nicole Linton, 37, cries in court after being charged with six counts of murder after 100mph LA crash killed pregnant mother, her unborn baby, her one-year-old son, her partner and three others, leaving eight survivors with horrific injuries

Popular Stories

Texas ICU nurse, 37, cried in a Los Angeles court on Monday court after being charged with vehicular homicide

ICU nurse Nicole Linton, 37, was charged with six counts of murder by Los Angeles County

The LA County DA also charged her with five counts of vehicular manslaughter

 Linton on Thursday afternoon jumped a red light at a Los Angeles intersection on August 4 and rammed into a traffic jam at high speed

Driving at speeds of up to 100mph she caused a crash that killed a pregnant mother, her unborn baby, her one-year-old son and four others

California Highway Patrol said ‘six or seven’ vehicles were involved, and three became engulfed in flame

Contrary to initial reports, LA County DA George Gascón said on Monday, that there was no evidence Linton was under the influence of alcohol during the time of the crash

The crash left six dead including pregnant mother Asherey Ryan, 23, her one-year-old child Alonzo Luchiano Quintero and her unborn baby boy 

Renald, the father of Ryan’s unborn son, was also killed in the fiery crash

Eight survivors were left with severe injuries, including six teenagers, one of whom suffered major injuries

If convicted as charged, Linton faces up to 90 years in prison 

ICU nurse Nicole Linton [photo], was charged with six counts of murder on Monday. LA County DA George Gascón said Linton was traveling at speeds of at least 90mph when she sped through a read light and hit crossing vehicles at the busy intersection on Thursday, Aug 4

An ICU nurse has been charged in California with six counts of murder and five counts of vehicular manslaughter after a fiery 100mph crash left a pregnant mother, her unborn child, one-year-old son and four others dead.
Nicole Loraine Linton, 37, a nurse from Texas who works in Los Angeles, was charged Monday over the Thursday August 4, crash that killed six and left eight others injured. 
If convicted as charged, she could face up to 90 years in prison.

Reckless motorist Nicole Loraine Linton, [photo], was the driver of the Mercedes which smashed into multiple cars in Los Angeles last week Thursday . She was arrested at the scene. Held on a $9million bond, she appeared at Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center on Monday 
Bystander documents deadly crash caused by Nicole Linton that killed six people

Police said Linton slammed her car into five other vehicles while driving as fast as 100 mph by an intersection at Windsor Hills.
Initial reports suggested the causing driver was driving under the influence. However, LA County DA George Gascón revealed during a press conference Monday there was no evidence Linton was under the influence of alcohol during the time of the crash.
She was released from the hospital Sunday and is now held at the Century Regional Detention Center in Lynwood, California on a $9 million bond.

Witnesses to the crash, commented that photo of Nicole Linton [sitting], while looking dazed only appeared to suffer minor injuries in the horrible crash which claimed six lives
The errant driver wearing hospital scrubs can be seen sitting on the side curb here after the crash with blood on her left thigh and left forearm
The Mercedes that Linton was driving was wrecked in the crash. She survived the crash but six others died, including Asherey Ryan and her one-year-old son, Alonzo
Victim: Asherey Ryan, 23, died in the fiery crash with her one-year-old child and her unborn child. Tributes have poured in for the mother, who was expecting another child this year
Victim: One-year-old baby boy Alonzo was killed in the horrific collision between South La Brea Avenue and Slauson Avenue on Thursday afternoon, that also claimed the lives of his mom and her boyfriend, as well as three others
Windsor Hills crash driver, ICU Nurse Nicole Linton, 37, charged with six counts of murder

Gascón said Linton was traveling at speeds of at least 90mph when she sped through a read light and hit crossing vehicles at the busy intersection of La Brea and Slauson Avenues.
Eight-month pregnant Asherey Ryan, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene alongside her one-year-old child Alonzo Luchiano Quintero and her unborn baby boy following the horrible crash. 
The unborn child’s father, Renald, was also killed in the crash after the car split in half immediately on impact, those close to the family confirmed. 
Asherey, Renald, and little Alonzo were on their way to a doctor’s appointment for a pregnancy check-up when Linton smashed into the car they were traveling in.
‘A young family was destroyed in the blink of an eye,’ Gascón said Monday. ‘There’s catastrophic damage to the families and friends of those killed and injured. 
‘It’s not only a tremendous loss to their families, but to our entire community, who learned of this incredible tragedy who watched the now viral video of the collision.’

Cameras caught the moment Nicole Linton’s speeding car runs a red light and blazes through an LA intersection, causing a fire as cars were rammed into a gas station
DA George Gascón announces six murder charges against Linton in the Windsor Hill crash. The suspect he said, was traveling at speeds of at least 90mph when she sped through a read light and hit crossing vehicles at the busy intersection in Los Angeles
Nicole Linton’s speeding vehicle sent the row of cars hurtling toward another gas station over the road before it stopped just short of the pumps
Skid marks are seen on the ground at the intersection as investigators on Thursday evening tried to work out what had happened. the direction the SUV was going in along South La Brea Avenue when it ran the red light and caused the horrendous crash

According to witnesses who saw Linton sitting down on a nearby sidewalk following the crash, the dazed Mercedes driver only appeared to have suffered minor injuries, including bleeding near the head. 
The ICU nurse cooperated with investigators, including checking of her bloodwork to see if she was under the influence when the fatal collision took place.
Gascón said during Monday’s press conference that ‘there was no evidence of alcohol use at this point.’ 
This appears to contradict the statement by a woman who identified herself as Linton’s friend, who previously told reporters she was ‘drunk’ and ‘fighting with her boyfriend’ before she got in her car and smashed into a traffic jam. 
Acknowledging the woman’s allegations during Monday’s press briefing, Gascón said investigators are working to ‘further identify this person.’ 
He declined to give any additional information about the woman and her allegations.

Stunning video of the crash show vehicles screeching across the street, bursting into flames, before finally coming to a stop in a mangled wreck just feet away from rows of highly flammable pumps.

The gut-wrenching fatal pile up happened between South La Brea Avenue and Slauson Avenue on Thursday afternoon around 1.40pm. 
Eight people were left fighting for their lives with horrendous injuries following the devastating smash. Of those injured, six were teens and one suffered major injuries. 
LA County Medical Examiner-Coroner confirmed and listed Asherey Ryan’s death, along with unborn ‘Baby Boy Ryan.’
Tributes have poured in for Asherey, who is believed to have been eight months pregnant, and her child after the devastating collision. 
Asherey’s sister, Seana, who posted a message on Instagram about the incident, said she’s still shaken and heartbroken over the loss and condemned the driver who she said slammed into her brother-in-law’s car.

Tributes poured in for Asherey Ryan. The young mother after she was tragically killed in the violent collision. Her one-year old Alonzo was also pronounced dead at the scene
Renald, the father of the unborn child [seen right with Asherey], also died in the deadly crash

‘We’re looking for legal representation because this doesn’t make any sense,’ Seana said after reviewing videos of the crash. 
‘Her taking my sister, my nephew, my brother-in-law, she took my son’s only cousin. We’re deeply hurt. We have to bury four people,’ she added, including the unborn child.     
Alonzo’s father Luis Fernando Quintero wrote online: ‘I don’t have any words rn [right now] I’m too much in pain because this is something I never expected no one did I’m going to miss you both and I didn’t get to say goodbye or make up for time lost with you Alonzo my heart is aching may y’all rest in piece [peace] god has gained two amazing angels.’
The family have created a GoFundMe to help with funeral costs following the horrific ordeal.
Witness Veronica Esquival said that she was pumping gas when debris suddenly started flying through the air during the horrific smash – caused by the female driver, who was alone in the car.

The Mercedes coupe can be seen speeding past the gas station toward the intersection before the sickening crash on Wednesday
The Mercedes races past a gas station then smashes into the side of a traffic jam, causing a flaming inferno in the Windsor Hills district 

She said that a baby tragically landed on the floor in the middle of the gas station before panicked workers tried to resuscitate the child. 
She said: ‘I was about to pump gas and all of a sudden, I hear all of the noises from all of the collisions, and then the fire explosion and I saw things, metal and things flying in the air. So, I just covered myself behind the pump.
‘All of the sudden, a baby literally flew from the middle of the intersection to the middle of the gas station and landed right on the floor in front of me.

The shocking footage, taken from a gas station overlooking the scene, starts as the Mercedes coupe races past the pumps at blistering pace 

‘One of the workers came and saw me with the baby and took the baby out of my hands. Somebody tried to resuscitate the baby, but the baby was gone.’
Linton was alone in the car, officials confirmed. 
Another heartbroken witness, Alphonso Word, who was just a few cars away from the intersection when the tragedy struck, told KTLA that the crash sounded ‘like a bomb.’ 
He said that the child was ‘ejected from the street’ as was the pregnant mother, who ‘landed over to the side.’  
Devastating images show vehicles left burnt out after firefighters doused the huge flames caused by the crash – after an inferno made it look like ‘the whole intersection was on fire.’ 
The shocking footage, taken from a gas station overlooking the scene, starts as the Mercedes coupe races past the pumps at a blistering pace.
The doomed vehicle fails to break as it bears down on traffic flowing both ways across the packed intersection.

The doomed vehicle fails to break as it bears down on the traffic flowing both ways across the packed intersection

It slams into the first car, which immediately bursts into a fireball before plowing through several others that spin from the huge impact. The crash sends them all hurtling towards another gas station across the intersection before finally coming to a stop in a crumpled mess.
The pile up came to a stop just before the second gas station over the road, which is considered an architectural icon.
Debra Jackson, who was filling her car with gas, told CBS Los Angeles: ‘All of a sudden, I heard a big explosion and flames went over my whole car. I though my car was on fire.’ 
According to the California Highway Patrol ‘at least six or seven’ vehicles were involved – and three became engulfed in flames. The highway patrol officers at the scene said the scene of mangled, burnt-out vehicles splattered across the street looked ‘like a war zone.’

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: