Sioux Falls police say two people were severely burned Friday night after an explosion in a mobile meth lab.
At approximately 6:44 pm, Sioux Falls Police were dispatched to a car fire in the area of E. 6th Street and N. Sycamore Avenue. The driver, JayJay Stanton Coronado, age 29, of Sioux Falls and the passenger, Kristy Jeanne Wilker, age 38, of Sioux Falls, both had burns to various parts of their bodies. The investigation revealed that Coronado was making meth in the vehicle, using the one-pot method, while driving on 6th Street.
In the area of 6th Street and LaSalle Avenue, the one-pot ruptured causing a loud bang and a fire. The vehicle then continued down 6th Street, struck a light pole, and traveled through the neighborhood until they stopped on E. 3rd Street, where the vehicle was located. Both Coronado and Wilker were transported to Avera McKennan for medical treatment and Coronado was later transferred to a burn unit in Minnesota. Both Coronado and Wilker were charged with multiple charges to include manufacturing a controlled substance