News Release

City of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606
949-724-6077

07/24/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Public Information Office
949-724-7112
kmohr@cityofirvine.org

Women Killed in Crash Identified

Irvine, Calif. (July 22, 2017)– Two women killed in a single-vehicle traffic collision early Saturday morning have been identified. Jamie R. Lopez, 26 of Santa Ana, and Nancy A. Ortiz, 26, of Garden Grove, died in the crash, the Orange County Coroner’s Office confirmed. 

At approximately 2:20 a.m., the Irvine Police Department and Orange County Fire Authority responded to the scene of a collision on northbound Jamboree Road between Main Street and Kelvin Avenue. Upon their arrival, officers discovered two female occupants of a Chevrolet Corvette deceased. The remaining occupant, a male, was critically injured and transported to a local hospital.

A fire hydrant was sheered as a result of the accident and has been turned off.

Southbound Jamboree between Main and Kelvin has been reopened. Northbound Jamboree is expected to reopen tonight.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Jonathan Cherney at 949-724-7024 or jcherney@cityofirvine.org.