Irvine police and fire personnel responded to the scene of a single vehicle car accident around 2:20 a.m. on Saturday near Jamboree Road, between Main St. and Kelvin Ave.
The fatal car accident resulted in the death of two women and critically injured a man according to initial reports. The women were identified as Jamie R. Lopez of Santa Ana, and Nancy A. Ortiz of Garden Grove.
The women were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Early reports do not mention who was driving the Chevy Corvette.
Irvine police reported that a fire hydrant that was destroyed had to be turned off.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation and police are asking that anyone with information the accident to please contact Irvine police detective Jonathan Cherney at 949.724.7024 or email him at [email protected]
(Photo by Mark Evans, Orange County Register/SCNG)