2 Killed in Street Racing Accident at Grapefruit Boulevard and Mitchell Drive in Coachella
Coachella, California (May 21, 2019) – The authorities have arrested a suspect in a street-racing crash which occurred in Coachella on Friday evening.
According to a local news source, the accident happened at about 6:54 p.m. May 17, in the area of Grapefruit Boulevard and Mitchell Drive.
The authorities said a passenger vehicle and a grey Ford truck were involved in the collision. The authorities believe one of the vehicles may have been involved in the collision.
A male occupant of the truck was killed in the accident.
Another occupant in the truck had to be extricated before being rushed to John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital for treatment. Sadly, she succumbed to her injuries.
The identities of the deceased were not immediately disclosed.
The driver of the passenger car was hurt in the crash and was flown to a local hospital in critical condition.
The authorities have arrested 27-year-old Estavan Jesus Donato on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter. His role in the accident was not immediately disclosed.
No other information was provided.
An investigation to determine the cause of the accident is underway.
We offer our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased. We wish them peace and comfort during this period of grief.
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