MONROVIA (CBSLA) — Police say two people were hurt in a street racing crash Saturday afternoon.

The crash was reported at 1:08 p.m. in the 1900 block of South Myrtle Avenue, according to Monrovia police Lt. Daniel Verna.

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One of the racing cars ended up traveling in the wrong direction and struck another motorist, splitting the racing vehicle in half, Verna said.

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The driver of the racing vehicle was ejected and suffered what police described as “major life-threatening
injuries.”

The driver of the vehicle that was struck had non-life-threatening injuries, Verna said.

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An investigation is ongoing.