On Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 2:06 am, patrol officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of 1st Street at the I-5 freeway. The first officer to arrive reported that the vehicle had two trapped/injured occupants and requested the assistance of OCFA and Medics, according to the Santa Ana Police Department.
The vehicle involved was a black 2001 BMW 325i sport sedan. Firefighters were required to utilize heavy equipment to extricate the driver. The passenger of the BMW was pronounced dead at the scene by Medics. The Driver was transported to the Western Medical Center in critical condition. There was preliminary information that the driver was under the influence of alcohol.