HEMET (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said three people were killed and three others injured in a head-on crash in Hemet apparently caused by a drunk driver.
Empty alcohol containers were found in the wreckage of a Ford sedan that hit an SUV, according to firefighters.READ MORE: Crews Working To Contain Casitas Fire Burning Near Ojai; Evacuations Ordered For Some Residents
Isaias Guerrero Jr., 26, Marcos Zaferino-Nabor, 25, and David Olivares, 18, all of Anza, were killed in the sedan.
Firefighters said they suspected a driver drinking alcohol was a factor in the 1:30 a.m. crash between a silver Ford sedan and a black GMC SUV on Florida Avenue west of North Lake Street.READ MORE: LA County Business Owners Anticipate COVID Restrictions Lifting Tuesday
The sedan had been driven eastbound on Florida Avenue when it swerved into the westbound lane and collided with the SUV, firefighters said.
Three people in the sedan were killed, while a fourth person in the sedan and two people in the SUV were injured and taken to a hospital, firefighters said.
The road was closed until about 8:30 a.m. as investigators worked at the crash site.MORE NEWS: Luxury Vacations Are State's Latest COVID Vaccine Incentives
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