accused nurse of killing five in dreaded los angeles collision “drowned the gas pedal” to 130 miles per hour just before fiery august crash, prosecutors supposed in filing on Friday.
Data from the Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe driven by Nicole Linton. show she sped up in 5 seconds before multi-vehicle On August 4, the crash increased from 122 mph to 130 mph, according to a petition filed by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office and obtained by NBC Los Angeles.
Document filed against pre-trial release and bail for 37-year- an old traveling nurse, also claimed that the data showed that she did not try to brake or slow down down before impact.
District Attorney office argued in Friday’s claim that Linton’s release would present danger to the public and that she is flying risk.
hearing on could Linton be eligible for release pending a scheduled trial for Monday in courtroom of the Los Angeles Supreme Court.
Linton, a Houston resident, has been charged. with six thinks of murder and five bills of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence. One of the victims, Ashery Ryan, were pregnant.
Linton remained in power without collateral jail records show.
Linton defense argued in in a previous application it was reported on Los Angeles Times that she had a slip of consciousness during the crash and that her mental health had deteriorated in last years.
The DA’s Friday filing says the defense claim of the loss of consciousness is not supported by either the Mercedes electronic recorder or available medical records.
Analysis of in the vehicle Recorded data and video from surveillance cameras show that Linton “complete control over steering wheel… hold her car travel directly towards a crowded intersection,” the statement said.
“This worthy NASCAR performance flies in in face of the notion that she was unconscious or incapacitated,” the prosecution wrote. in document.
UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center Physicians who treated Linton after the crash said it didn’t look like she passed out, passed out, or survived the seizure, the document said.
Linton defense advocate, former California Court of Appeals Judge Halim Dunedina said he would respond to prosecutors’ argues during Monday’s hearing.
“We expect, call several witnesses, including a psychiatrist who It has met with Miss Linton twice in jail and has also reviewed relevant police and hospital records related to August 4 and previous incidents,” he said via email.
district attorney office stated that Linton claimed to have bipolar disorder. She admitted to experiencing symptoms consistent with with impaired prior to the crash but did not take prescribed medications that could have prevented the symptoms, according to the document.
Linton told investigators she hadn’t slept. for at least four days before collision because stress in her life caused her to lose sleep, according to prosecutors’ feed. She said that not taking the medication led to insomnia.
On August 4, Linton said she was working a 12-hour shift and reported that she was missing of the dream was catching up perform duties, including administering medication to patients on time, according to the application on Friday.
The document states that Linton “believed that cause of her collision Washer fatigue.”
AT jail calls with her sister Linton “admitted that she should didn’t go to work on day of in crash stating “five people are dead because of me,” the document says.
Prosecutors indicated out several occasions where Linton was implicated in previous accidents, the document says.
She was stopped at least three times between 2008 and 2009. times for over speed. Linton was also involved in a car crash in 2008 in New York as a result in “private injury as well as property damage,” the document says.
Document also detailed examples where Linton showed that prosecutors said he was “aggressive, violent” behavior.
In an interview with Officers of the California Highway Patrol, Linton recalled moments before the crash, including that music she listened and said that she remembers driving straight ahead and saw car pass in front of her out left to the right, the document says.
last the thing she remembered was walking right before she woke up up on Earth outside her burning caraccording to the document.
CCTV footage shows Linton’s Mercedes-Benz crashing into the red lane. light in Windsor Hills, about 10 miles southwest of downtown los angeles
The video showed cars driving from left right in front of Linton no more than 9 seconds before she passed the intersection, the documents say.
Kaiser Permanente said in a statement Saturday that Linton was hired by an organization called AMN Healthcare and contracted with work in Kaiser Permanente on temporary basis. She didn’t travel for company at the time of in crash- he said.
Victims of in crash identified by the authorities and family including Ryan, 23; her 11 month old son, Alonso Quintero; and her boyfriend Reynold Lester, 23.
Ryan’s fetus did not survive. Family members said that Ryan and Lester planned to name the baby Armani.
Officials have not publicly confirmed the names of two other victims, but family and friends identified them in the Los Angeles Times as Nathesia Lewis, 42, and Lynette Noble, 38. women died on August 4th.
An update on California Highway Patrol investigation of in collision did not have available Saturday.