Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Two Car Crash with Injuries Results in Woman Being Threatened with a Knife
May 22, 2012 - Things are getting pretty scary out there. According to reports a woman was threatened with a knife after a two car collision that resulted in injuries. According to Buena Park Police Cpl. Andy Luong, officers responded to the scene of a two car crash at approximately 9:20 p.m. at Beach Boulevard and Los Coyotes Drive, in the vicinity south of Rosecrans Avenue. Cpl. Luong said the accident involved a Pontiac Grand Am and a Lexus ES 300 that injured six adults and a 4 year old boy. Buena Park Police officers at the scene said that they determined there were about seven occupants in the Pontiac, with some of them fleeing the scene. Officers said that one of the occupants in the Grand Am threatened the driver of the Lexus with a knife and physically assaulted her. Police said a woman suspected of being involved in the assault that fled the scene returned a short time later with her 4 year old son and became combative with police officers. Cpl. Luong said when officers attempted to gain control of the woman she began biting a female sergeant. The woman identified as Debra Ponce of Whittier was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. The female police sergeant was treated at the scene and released, Cpl. Loung said. According to Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Marc Stone three men and three women, along with the 4 year old boy in the Pontiac were transported to area hospitals. Capt. Stone said that one person suffered traumatic injuries and the others had non-life threatening injuries. Cpl. Luong said it was not clear how the accident occurred and the investigation is ongoing.