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Street race ends in fiery crash in East LA; drivers missing

Monday, October 15, 2012
Firefighters responded to a call about an SUV and a corvette fully engulfed in flames Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 in Boyle Heights.

Firefighters responded to a call about an SUV and a corvette fully engulfed in flames Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 in Boyle Heights. (KABC Photo / Firefighters responded to a call about an SUV and a corvette fully engulfed in flames Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 in Boyle Heights.)

Police are looking for two drivers involved in a dangerous street race that ended in a fiery crash Monday in Boyle Heights.

The incident occurred just after midnight in the 2700 block of Washington Boulevard near Soto Street.

According to authorities, one of the vehicles involved in the street race, a Chevy Tahoe, was reported stolen right before it burst into flames after colliding with a Corvette.

Both drivers fled the scene.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to call the LAPD Traffic Division at (213) 972-2445.

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