The incident occurred just before 8 p.m. on the two lane stretch of Camino Capistrano, south of Avery Parkway.
According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, three men were pronounced dead on the scene.
They also reported a dog in one of the vehicles was killed in the crash.
Two other passengers, male and female, were transported to a local hospital. They sustained serious injuries.
A SigAlert was issued for both lanes.
Speed may have been a contributing factor in this head-on collision.
No other information was released.
Distracted driving and speed are leading causes for dangerous and fatal car accidents.
Even though it is unknown what caused the head-on collision, it’s crucial to follow the speed limit and avoid distraction while driving.
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