Three people, including a mother and daughter, are dead after a fiery wrong way crash in the Miramar area Thursday. An 18-year-old man driving a McLaren sports car was driving the wrong way on the 805 around 4:30p.m. when he slammed into another car, which then burst into flames. It also caused some chain reaction crashes.
Witnesses describe the scene as chaotic, with wreckage and debris all over the word, along with flames and smoke from the cars. CHP says the car was driving south in the northbound carpool lane at speeds of more than 100 mph. A 43-year-old woman and her 12-year-old daughter were both killed, along with the 18-year-old man. One person was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening trauma, CHP public affairs Officer Jake Sanchez said.
Police are still investigating the circumstances leading up to the crash and why the driver was going the wrong way. About 30 minutes before the crash, a driver smashed through the gate at Ashley Falls Elementary School in Carmel Valley and then sped off. Witnesses say the car looked similar to the McLaren involved in the crash, but police have not said if the two incidents are connected.
On social media, some people are reporting that the driver of the McLaren is a well-known YouTuber who goes by the name of McSkillet. Police haven't confirmed that.
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