14-Year Old Killed in Fatal Crash Shared On Instagram
On July 21, 2017, a Stockton woman was arrested after authorities say she drove under the influence, resulting in a deadly crash that killed her 14-year-old sister — all while broadcasting the episode on her Instagram account.
Clips from 18-year-old Obdulia Sanchez’s Instagram account– included footage made in the aftermath of the fatal crash. The footage was circulated across social media on July 24, 2017, after one of Sanchez’s Instagram followers recorded and posted the footage.
Sanchez is being held at the Merced County Jail on preliminary charges of gross vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence causing great bodily injury or death while the CHP and District Attorney work to “see if more severe charges are applicable,” according to CHP spokesperson, Wyatt Foster.
Sanchez’s bail is presently set at $300,000.