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Five Teenage Girls Injured After Car Careens Off Road
A car full of teenage girls wiped out, careened down an embankment and crashed into some trees last night in Rancho Santa Margarita, possibly due to the slick roads brought on by yesterday's rain.
The crash happened at 10:53 p.m. last night on Melina Road at Paseo Alegria, near the 240 freeway, according to City News Service. Two of the girls had to be removed from the 2006 Mercedes-Benz by first responders and are listed in critical condition. The other three were taken to local hospitals and are expected to fully recover.
The girls' ages range from 16-19 years old, according to ABC 7.
This would mark the second serious accident in South O.C. involving a luxury car in as many days. Late Friday night, four people were killed and one seriously injured when a BMW crashed into a light pole and split in half in San Clemente. Authorities have said that alcohol played a factor in the crash.
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