Aspiring model, 18, is killed and her friend, 16, seriously injured after horror BMW crash while they were driving to Coachella
- The two teenagers were on their way to the festival when another friend crashed
- The driver, Cesar Hernandezozuna 21, was left with a laceration to his face
- He was driving at excessive speed in a white 2009 BMW 328i and lost control
- They smashed into two trees and the car was split into two pieces.
- The aspiring model, 18, was ejected from the car and died. Her friend, 16, was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries
A San Diego teenager was killed in a car crash on her way to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio Thursday, while another teen was left with life-threatening injuries.
The 18-year-old woman who died was identified as Ginevra Gallone-Latte and the 16-year-old girl, Manuela Cerciellorahbari, was transported to Desert Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.
The driver of the vehicle was 21-year-old Cesar Hernandezozuna, who was left with a laceration to his face.
Ginevra Gallone-Latte, 18, was killed in a car crash on her way to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio Thursday, and her friend Manuela Cerciellorahbari, 16, was left with life-threatening injuries
Officials said Hernandezozuna was driving at excessive speed in a white 2009 BMW 328i.
They were driving eastbound on the 10 Freeway in the furthest right hand lane, however the car drifted over the road edge and onto a dirt shoulder.
He allegedly attempted to recover the vehicle, however it lost control and went over the south embankment and smashed into two trees.
The car smashed into two trees and split in half, Gallone-Latte was ejected from it
Gallone-Latte was pronounced dead at the scene and her friends were taken to hospital
They were in a white 2009 BMW 328i driving eastbound on the 10 Freeway in the furthest right hand lane
The car was split into two pieces and the 18-year-old was ejected from it, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Alcohol and drugs have been ruled out as possible factors in the deadly crash police confirmed.
'The BMW was loaded with food, alcohol and camping gear as all three people were on their way to the Coachella Festival at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio,' CBS8 reported.
Alcohol and drugs have been ruled out as possible factors in the deadly crash police confirmed
Cerciellorahbari (left) currently goes to La Jolla High School and Gallone-Latte (right) was a former student there
Cerciellorahbari currently goes to La Jolla High School and Gallone-Latte was a former student there.
The school said in a statement: 'The La Jolla High School family is saddened by the loss of one of its former students. Our condolences go out to the student’s family and friends during this difficult time, and we wish the best for the other individuals involved as they recover.'
'Counselors have been on campus to provide support to students and staff, and will be available indefinitely to assist anyone in need. The La Jolla High community is strong and we will support one another during this time.'
The trio were on their way to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Thursday
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