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1 Dead, 2 Critical Following Head-On Crash In Garden Grove

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GARDEN GROVE (CBS) —  One person died and two others were taken to trauma centers in critical condition following a head-on collision in Garden Grove Wednesday.

The collision occurred on the Bolsa Chica Road overpass over the San Diego (405) Freeway at 8:33 p.m., said Marc Stone of the Orange County Fire Authority.

Stone said he did not know who was in which car.

A firefighter told a cameraman that high speed was a factor in the collision, calling it a particularly violent collision.

The Garden Grove Police Department will handle the investigation, Stone said.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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