A driver in a stolen vehicle ran a red light Sunday afternoon in San Bernardino causing a multi-vehicle crash that injured nine people, two of them critically, authorities said.
The stolen vehicle suspect, who fled the scene and remains on the loose, crashed their vehicle and hit seven other cars after running a red light at the intersection of Del Rosa and Highland avenues at around 2:30 p.m., according to the San Bernardino Police Department.
Witnesses at the scene told an independent news agency that the driver who caused the crash had been traveling southbound on Del Rosa Avenue when the crash occurred.
At the crash site, firefighters found multiple patients, several of whom had to be extricated from their vehicles, which were severely damaged during the collision, officials with the San Bernardino County Fire Department told KTLA.
Two people that suffered critical injuries were rushed to a nearby trauma center. Seven other people suffered moderate injuries, some of whom were also taken to the hospital as a precaution.
Police did not provide a description of the suspect and said they had no additional information the incident at this time.