A vehicle traveling south on a busy county road west of El Centro on Monday hit two vehicles stopped at an intersection, causing several injuries.
The collision occurred about 7 a.m. on Forrester Road and Evan Hewes Highway.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Karina Jordan, 23, of Beaumont was driving her car south on Forrester at 55 mph.
As she approached Evan Hewes she started to reduce her speed but she was unable to stop in time to avoid the collision, the press release states.
Her vehicle collided with a car driven by Leonel G. Calderon, 35, of Fullerton. Calderon's car was then thrust into a car driven by Olivia Tiznado, 58, of Calexico.