MENTONE, CA (May 17, 2020) – Jose Hutierrez-Ibarra, 16, was killed and several other 16 and 17-year-olds were injured in a rollover crash that began with 2 hit-and-runs on Highway 38, northeast of Mentone and north of Yucaipa.
According to California Highway Patrol, a Ford F-150 was involved in two hit-and-run crashes while driving north on Highway 38, before turning around and driving south. The 17-year-old driver of the Ford then lost control of the vehicle and the Ford overturned several times.
Hutierrez-Ibarra was killed in the rollover crash. The driver and three other passengers were injured as well.
The 17-year-old driver has since been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.