The driver of a van is arrested in the crash that killed two teens

Driver in Porter Ranch car crash that killed two teens will face charges, police say

Porter Ranch, Calif., police on Wednesday announced the arrest of a driver they say was the person responsible for a car crash that killed two teens, including a driver with a suspended license, in the San Joaquin Valley this week.

Officer Justin Nunez of the CHP said investigators did not learn the identity of the man until they served a search warrant for his home in nearby Modesto on Wednesday. Nunez said it was not clear whether the man would face charges for the crash in the early-morning June 8 crash. In that accident, a car was speeding on Highway 99 and collided with a van, which was pushed into a ditch.

Investigators said the crash occurred after the van driver had run a red light and crossed into oncoming traffic lanes. The driver of the car is believed to have lost control of the car when it was hit in the ditch, leading it to travel south on Highway 99.

A 14-year-old in the car was thrown from the vehicle, ran 1.9 miles before collapsing in the car and was pronounced dead at the scene. A 16-year-old in the van was found unconscious with a leg injury in the car, and was transported to a nearby hospital and was later pronounced dead.

A 17-year-old juvenile, driving the van, was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries.

“As you can imagine, there’s a lot of emotions involved as families learn about the events that took place this past weekend, and this suspect has chosen to not have his day in court,” Nunez said.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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The Associated Press This story has been updated to include comments by police. He said the man identified in police reports as the driver of the van has not been arrested and could face the same charges as the children involved in the car crash.

The San Francisco Chronicle Police said the driver of the car was being questioned and “may not have a viable attorney to represent him.”

“The public is encouraged to contact police as they investigate,” the CHP said in a news release.

On Wednesday, police responded to the Chico area to investigate the crash there, where a car crashed into a van leaving the scene in a

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