ICU Nurse Charged In Fiery LA Automotive Crash That Killed 6 Held On $9 Million Bail

Nicole Linton appears in Los Angeles Superior Court for arraignment on murder charges stemming from a traffic accident, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Los Angeles.

Nicole Linton seems in Los Angeles Superior Courtroom for arraignment on homicide expenses stemming from a visitors accident, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Los Angeles.
Picture: Frederick M. Brown (AP)

On Monday, a Houston nurse was charged with six counts of homicide and 5 counts of gross vehicular manslaughter for the fiery Los Angeles crash that killed six folks, which included a pregnant girl alongside together with her toddler. The disturbing surveillance video of the crash has been broadly circulated on-line.

Nicole Linton, 37, was allegedly driving the Mercedes-Benz that raced via a purple mild at intersection of Slauson and La Brea avenue final Thursday. Linton crashed into a number of different automobiles within the Windsor Hills space.

A complete of 6 folks had been killed together with all of the members of a singular household: 23-year-old Asherey Ryan, the kid she was pregnant with, her accomplice 24-year-old Reynold Lester (the daddy of her unborn baby) and her son Alonzo who was about to show one.

As well as, two ladies had been killed in one other automobile and have but to be recognized. Six different autos had been additionally concerned within the crash, together with 5 folks with small accidents in an SUV and one other driver in a distinct automobile.

District Lawyer George Gascón shared in a press release that he’s unable to file a manslaughter cost when it includes an unborn baby and that this disaster is devastating. “It is a case that may at all times be remembered for the mindless lack of so many harmless lives as they merely went about their each day routines.”

Gascón continued:

“Whereas the wreckage of this fiery crash at this intersection was eliminated and visitors finally resume, there’s catastrophic harm to the households and associates of these killed and injured. It isn’t solely an incredible loss to the households however our total group who discovered of this unbelievable tragedy or have watched the now viral video of the collision.”

Linton is at the moment being held on $9 million bail. If convicted as charged, she might obtain as much as 90 years in jail.