Per ABC7 in Los Angeles:
ONTARIO, Calif. (KABC) — Five people were killed in a car accident in Ontario after the driver blew through a red light early Sunday morning.
According to Ontario police, a 2005 Nissan Sentra was traveling southbound on Haven Avenue, when it ran a red light. The car lost control and hit a wall along the west side of Haven Avenue, coming to rest in the rear yard of a house.
The incident happened at about 1:41 a.m. on Haven Avenue, south of Creekside Drive.
Four people inside the Nissan were pronounced dead at the scene. Another occupant was transported to an area hospital but was later pronounced dead. The identities of the crash victims were not released, pending family notification.
The accident is still under investigation. If you have any information about the incident, you’re urged to contact the Ontario Police Department’s Traffic Division at (909) 395-2902.
Per CBS Los Angeles:
one of the victims was Barre’s cousin, 23-year old Marquell Bogan. Known as Q to friends and family – Bogan was 6 feet 1 inches tall and 275 pounds.
Despite his stature – his brother Michael Baker said he was a gentle giant.
The other victims were 23-year old JuJuan Bennett, 21-year-old Ervin McKinness, 20-year-old Dylan George of Ontario. The driver was 21-year-old Jonathan Watson.
Per @Ink2flashyy (McKinness) [read from bottom]:
Well, judging by the story, those tweets came minutes before an absurdly irresponsible driver blew a red light and left five people dead. Drive responsibly, people.
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