Car Crash Kills Two Sisters
The mother of the two sisters from Rohnert Park, 26-year-old Alejandra Hernandez, was behind the wheel of her sedan where she later lost control of her vehicle. As a result, Hernandez’s vehicle overturned causing it to immediately sink into the water. There was a male witness at the scene of the accident that came to assist where he found Hernandez on top of her sinking vehicle.
California Highway Patrol Reports
According to authorities from the California Highway Patrol, Hernandez drove over a wooded dike that led her vehicle to fall into the Petaluma River. Eight officers from the Petaluma Police Department and firefighters removed the children from the sinking vehicle. Authorities report that the girls were not sitting in child safety seats which are required to be used by law. Reports also state that Hernandez was not a licensed driver at the time of the accident. Hernandez sustained minor injuries and was not transported for medical care. The girls were pronounced deceased by medical personnel at the hospital.
Two Sisters Forever Remembered
The oldest sister, Delilah Gonzalez, was 9 years old and the youngest sister, Sayra Gonzalez, was 7 years old at the time of the accident. Both of the sisters were students at Waldo Rohnert Elementary School in Rohnert Park. Unfortunately, a similar incident that also took place in Sonoma County last week, This accident involved two sisters, the oldest was 6 years and the youngest was 4 years old, whom passed away when their mother crashed her pickup into the Russian River. Our hearts and condolences go out to the families of these four young girls.
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