18-year-old US girl arrested after livestreaming deadly car crash on social media


Los Angeles, July 25: An 18-year-old girl residing in California, in the US, was apprehended on Tuesday after live streaming deadly car crash on social media.

Driver Obdulia Sanchez’s car crashed on July 21 in Los Banos, around 465 km north of Los Angeles, Xinhua news agency quoted the California Highway Patrol as saying on Monday.

There were two more persons in the car when the incident held. One, the driver’s sister, was killed in the accident and the other teenage girl suffered a major injury.

Sanchez was live streaming on Instagram when the crash took place. A video before the crash showed her singing and dancing along with music as she drove while the two passengers were not wearing seat belts.

In a live video after the crash, Sanchez even continued her “live show”, saying she killed her sister and did not care whether she will go to jail for life.

Sanchez was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs, causing injury and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. She is being held on a $300,000 bond.

Wefornews Bureau

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