Nurse facing murder accusations for fiery los angeles crash who killed five, was driving at a speed of 130 miles per hour – it turned out on Sunday – 40 miles faster than previously thought.
Nicole Linton, 37, was originally thought to be driving her Mercedes at 90 mph, but court papers were obtained by the Los Angles Times. on Sunday said she hit the pedal for at least five seconds before intentional speeding on La Brea and Sloson Avenues on August 4th.
“Further analysis shows that speed was on impact in fact 130 miles an hour and that she pressed the gas pedal for at least 5 seconds leading in a crash, moving from 122 mph to 130 mph,” reads the filing, which was released on Friday.
Prosecutors denied claims that she had passed out, citing surveillance video and data from her Mercedes. The documents stated that Linton “complete control over steering, tilt support of steering wheel to hold her car travel directly towards a crowded intersection.
“This worthy NASCAR performance flies in in face of the notion that she was unconscious or incapacitated,” the statement said.
Linton was hit with six thinks of murder and faces five points of vehicular manslaughter.
Ashery Ryan, who was pregnant, died in in a crash like her 11 month old baby son Allonzo and her boyfriend Reynold Lester. family He was reportedly on his way to a prenatal check-up at the time. of in collision.
Linton’s lawyers last spent a month filling out medical forms detailing her struggle with bipolar disorder and included the conclusion of the doctors that the nurse had “obvious of consciousness” while of in crash.