An 18-year-old aspiring mannequin was killed and two others injured after the BMW they have been touring in crashed whereas on its technique to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Competition.
Ginevra Gallone-Latte, 18, was killed and passenger Manuela Cerciello-Rahbari, 16, sustained life-threatening accidents after a BMW they have been touring in crashed into two bushes, CBS eight reported.
The driving force of the automobile, Cesar Hernandez-Ozuna, 21, sustained a laceration to his face. Cerciello-Rahabari was taken to Desert Regional Medical Middle in Palm Springs. All three passengers are San Diego natives.
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The BMW was touring eastbound on Interstate 10 early Thursday morning, FOX 5 San Diego reported. The California Freeway Patrol stated the automobile was driving at a excessive velocity when it drifted off the street and onto the grime ought to.
Officers stated the driving force tried to steer the 2009 BMW 328i again onto the street however misplaced management earlier than it drove down an embankment and hit two bushes. The automobile was cut up in two, and Gallone-Latte was ejected from the automobile. Authorities pronounced the aspiring mannequin useless on the scene.
The automobile was stocked with meals, tenting tools and alcohol however authorities have dominated out medication and alcohol as doable components of the wreck.
“The BMW was loaded with meals, alcohol and tenting gear as all three individuals have been on their technique to the Coachella Competition on the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio,” the California Freeway Patrol stated in an announcement.
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Cerciello-Rahbari is a scholar at La Jolla Excessive College the place Gallone-Latte additionally attended.
The varsity stated in an announcement it was “saddened by the lack of considered one of its former college students.”
“Our condolences exit to the coed’s household and mates throughout this tough time, and we want the perfect for the opposite people concerned as they get well. Counselors have been on campus to supply help to college students and employees, and can be accessible indefinitely to help anybody in want. The La Jolla Excessive neighborhood is powerful and we’ll help each other throughout this time,” the assertion learn.
The California Freeway Patrol stated they have been investigating the crash.