Street Racing May Have Been Factor in Deadly Woodland Hills Crash

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Illegal street racing may have led to a violent crash on Ventura Boulevard on Saturday that left three people dead and four others injured.

Los Angeles police investigators continue to scour evidence taken from the deadly collision that occurred about 9 p.m. in the 20900 block of Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills. So far, they said, it appears as though street racing could have been a factor.

“It was a really horrible traffic collision,” Los Angeles Police Det. Bill Bustos said. “A tremendous amount of force was there.”

Although it’s unclear what led to the crash, Bustos said the driver of a black 2015 Ford Mustang was speeding as he traveled westbound on Ventura Boulevard and collided with a white 2015 Mercedes.

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