Drive-by Shooting Leads to Deadly 8-Car Crash

KTLA

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — One person was killed and several others were injured in a fiery crash involving eight cars and a bicyclist in South L.A.

sla-crash-picIt happened Tuesday night in the 200 block of West Manchester Avenue.

According to police, a black Dodge Charger was chasing a silver Pontiac. The cars were speeding on the wrong side of the road, heading south on northbound Broadway.

The Pontiac hit a white Saturn head-on, killing the Saturn’s driver. The Charger hit a pickup truck, sending the truck flying about 70 feet.

Eight cars and a cyclist were involved in the chain-reaction crash that followed.

The road was littered with debris and injured people. The impact caused at least one of the vehicles involved to burst into flames.

Police say that the silver Pontiac was involved in a shooting at a home at 79th and Hoover.

The occupants of the home…

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