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Limousine Catches Fire, Kills 5

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SAN MATEO, Calif_Five women were killed late Saturday when their limousine caught on fire on a bridge in the San Francisco Bay area. Five other women were able to escape after flames over took the white stretch limousine.


The 10 occupants, all in their 30s, noticed smoke. The car pulled over; the driver and four others were able to get out, the women tried to retrieve the other five but were unsuccessful. Some good Samaritans who pulled over and attempted to help were also unsuccessful.

Among those who survived, four were hospitalized -- two for burns and smoke inhalation.

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