3 family members hit, killed by car in California
TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) — Police say three family members, including a 4-year-old boy, were killed when a driver plowed into them as they walked in a Central California neighborhood.
Witnesses described a horrifying scene with bodies tossed into the air during the crash in Turlock. Family members tell the Modesto Bee (http://bit.ly/1tnbASG) 20-year-old Julia Flores had gone for a walk Saturday with her 4-year-old son, Brian, and her mother-in-law, 47-year-old Elena Flores. The three were close to home when they were struck by a speeding BMW.
All three died. Julia Flores’ 2-year-old daughter, Emily, was along for the stroll, but was not hurt.
The BMW then crashed into a house.
Neighbors detained one of the men in the car. The other fled and was later taken into custody. Their names have not been released.
Police say alcohol was likely a factor in the crash.
Information from: The Modesto Bee, http://www.modbee.com