Teenage chauffeur livestreams crash that eliminated sibling

Monday, July 24, 2017|3:24 p.m.

FRESNO, Calif.– A teenage motorist lost control of her automobile while she was livestreaming on Instagram and tape-recorded part of the crash that authorities stated Monday eliminated her younger sibling in California.

After a space in the livestream, the chauffeur is seen leaning over the body of the lady, aiming to shake her awake and saying she was sorry. She said she expected to invest the rest of her life in jail but doesn’t care.

“This is the last thing I wished to happen, OK? … Rest in peace, darling,” the teenager states. “If you do not endure, I’m so (curse) sorry.”

Authorities state Obdulia Sanchez, 18, was owning the car Friday when it diverted onto the shoulder of a road about 75 miles (120.7 kilometers) northwest of Fresno.

She overcorrected, triggering the vehicle to swerve and reverse into a field, ejecting her sis, the California Highway Patrol stated.

Jacqueline Sanchez, 14, of Stockton died in the crash, Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke stated. Another lady, also 14, was in the backseat and made it through with a leg injury.

The chauffeur was using a seatbelt however not the two ladies, the CHP stated.

Obdulia Sanchez was jailed on suspicion of inebriated driving and automobile murder and stayed in prison with bail set at $300,000.

The livestream was tape-recorded on Instagram and posted on Facebook by somebody who had seen it. Stockton resident Mary Hernandez said she saw the video there and reposted it.

“Individuals need to know these things can occur,” Hernandez said, including that she had actually gotten a series of responses from anger to thankfulness.

“I mean no disrespect to their family for posting it,” she stated. Hernandez stated she learnt about Obdulia Sanchez through social networks but they never satisfied face to face.

Rob Carroll, a primary deputy in the Merced County District Attorney’s Workplace, stated he had actually not yet seen the video however anticipates it will be an essential piece of proof.

“Drinking, driving and driving erratically– certainly those are bad choices,” Carroll said.

Family members have set up a GoFundMe page to pay for the funeral of Jacqueline Sanchez. The page states she was preparing to celebrate her 15th birthday– referred to as a quincenera– on Sunday.

Neither Obdulia Sanchez nor an attorney representing her might be grabbed remark

She is expected to make her very first court look Wednesday.

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