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2017-07-26 07:29

LIVESTREAM CRASH: A screengrab of a livestream video shows 18-year-old Obdulia Sanchez following a deadly car crash that killed her sister.Image: YouTube

California - On Tuesday, Wheels24 reported on a on a fatal car accident in California that was livestreamed on Instagram.

The younger sister of the teenager driver, who lost control of a car while she was livestreaming on Instagram, says she doesn't blame her for the crash that killed their middle sister.

According to reports, there were four occupants in the vehicle: Obdulia Sanchez (driver), Evelyn Sanchez (crash survivor and younger sister), Manuela Seja (another survivor who was in the back seat) and Jacqueline Sanchez (killed in the crash).

Twelve-year-old Evelyn Sanchez tells Sacramento television station KTLX a tyre blew out and there was nothing her 18-year-old sister, Obdulia Sanchez, could have done to prevent the fatal crash. Their 14-year-old sister, Jacqueline Sanchez, was ejected from the car and killed.

In the backseat were 14-year-old Manuela Seja and Sanchez's 14-year-old sister, Jacqueline Sanchez, who was ejected from the car and killed in the crash. Seja suffered a leg injury.

The California Highway Patrol says investigators will examine the car later this week. Evelyn says the family spoke to Obdulia and that the teenager told them she wishes she had been the one who died.

She said in the interview Tuesday that her sister "has done a lot of stuff" but didn't elaborate.

Social media to blame?

The 14-year-old survivor of a deadly car crash that was livestreamed on Instagram says she isn't mad at anyone and doesn't blame the driver for the wreck.

Rather, KSEE  reports that Manuela Seja says she blames social media, which has taken over people's lives.

The teen says everything is affected by social media and it's only going to become more prevalent. 

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An earlier post before the crash:

A Facebook user also posted an image via Snapchat account, suggesting that alcohol had been consumed prior to the crash.

Her parents have since started fundraising for the funeral of deceased Jacqueline.

Her parent's speak on the tragic crash:


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