Hit-and-Run Driver Slams into Santa Ana Special Needs Apartment, Injures Two Women

Two women, including one in critical condition, were injured after a hit-and-run driver crashed a minivan into a Santa Ana apartment complex for people with special needs. The driver fled the scene, leaving the minivan behind, and the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Two women were injured, one critically, after a hit-and-run driver slammed into a first-floor apartment in a Santa Ana complex for residents with special needs. The driver is believed to have been traveling at a high speed when they crashed into the building, trapping one victim who had to be freed by Orange County firefighters.

Ayoleone Bufkin, who was asleep on the couch at the time, suffered serious injuries including a torn bladder, broken collarbone, broken pelvis, and had to have her foot amputated due to blood deprivation.

The suspect fled the scene, leaving their minivan behind, and their identity and motive remain unknown. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.