One Dead, Three Injured in Huntington Beach Chain Reaction Crash
Posted on Aug 08, 2011
A woman is dead and three people are injured after two separate, but related, Huntington Beach car crashes involving six different cars.
The accidents occurred on Saturday, August 6, 2011. The first crash occurred around noon on Adams Avenue just west of Bushnard Street. Seventy-nine-year-old Mary Therese Ehrenfeld of Huntington Beach was driving a Buick Regal sedan with no passengers when she crashed into 60-year-old Cynthia Lynn Kelber. Kelber was driving a Jeep Cherokee with no passengers. Ms. Ehrenfeld died at the scene. Ms. Kelber was taken to Hoag Memorial Hospital where she was treated for minor injuries
The first accident stopped traffic. At 12:45 p.m., drivers were still waiting for traffic to clear and a second accident occurred on Adams Avenue east of Bushard . A pick-up truck that had stopped because of the first accident was rear-ended by a passenger car. The truck crashed into the vehicle in front of it and that vehicle crashed into the next vehicle a head. An adult and a nine-year-old boy were taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.