According to KFSN, Obdulia Sanchez, 18, of Stockton, was arrested Friday and charged with DUI and vehicular manslaughter while under the influence in the Merced County crash, which left her sister, 14-year-old Jacqueline Sanchez, dead and another girl “badly injured.”
The California Highway Patrol said Sanchez was behind the wheel Friday evening when her 2003 Buick swerved, slammed through a barbed-wire fence and rolled over, KTXL reported. Sanchez’s two passengers – Jacqueline and another 14-year-old girl – weren’t wearing seat belts and were ejected from the car, the CHP said.
As WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh reports, the victim is Joseph Hufnagel, 47, of Butler, Pa., who was ejected from his pickup truck and pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the state police SUV was taken to a local hospital with minor to moderate injuries, WTAE reports.
The trooper was not publicly identified in the story.
The cause of the crash, including both driver’s rate of speed, remains under investigation.
Firefighters had to extricate two of the three people involved in the two-vehicle crash.
The driver of the Jeep was pulled from the wreckage and flown to Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar, where he later died. His passenger and the drivers of the other two vehicles were driven to the same trauma center, CHP officials said. Their conditions were not released.
The accident happened around 7 p.m. on the 2100 block of Mt. Pleasant Road.
According to police, an SUV was traveling on Mt. Pleasant Rd and collided with a car that was crossing over from Brinkerton Road to United Way.
According to police reports, the SUV ran a stop sign, which caused the collision.
This scene is unfolding on Broad Rock Boulevard near E. Belt Boulevard. That’s not far from McGuire VA Medical Center.
Richmond police said one person in the car was killed when the train struck the vehicle.
There has been no word on additional injuries.
A Port Authority of Allegheny County bus was involved in an accident Saturday afternoon in Pittsburgh’s Brookline neighborhood.