After a crash that left five people dead, a man called 911 and told dispatchers he had been driving through a dangerous area near Highway 395 in Los Angeles.
It was the first call for assistance from the man, who identified himself as Kevin Scott.
The call, made over the phone, was picked up by the police, and the officer who answered the call went on the road to investigate.
He found the vehicle abandoned and the occupants dead in the road.
On the 911 call, Kevin Scott told dispats that he had driven his vehicle into a wooded area near the highway and that he thought it was a deer carcass.
At first, the caller seemed confused and didn’t believe him, but later, the dispatcher clarified that Kevin Scott had driven into a forest.
Scott told dispaters that he was going to the emergency room because of the injuries he had sustained.
Officers arrived at the scene of the crash and immediately arrested Scott.
He was booked into jail on suspicion of murder and attempted murder and was being held without bail on Wednesday, according to police.
Kevin Scott is facing two counts of felony murder and two counts each of attempted murder, aggravated vehicular homicide, and aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. Read more: