Five teenagers die and 16-year-old driver seriously injured after crashing their BMWBy Mason White 4:00 PM October 6, 2014
By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) It is a very difficult time for students, who lost five friends in one car accident.
The teenagers of California, were on their way home from the Knott’s Berry Farm amusement park in Buena Park, when their BMW crashed into an embankment.
As a result of the crash, the car burst into flames, killing the passengers inside. The 16-year-old driver, who police said did not have a license, was the sole survivor of the crash.
According to police, the incident took place about 2:15 a.m. on Saturday, on the Interstate 5 in Irvine. The driver was either thrown from the car or got out before the car burst into flames.
He was taken to the hospital with severe injuries to his head. Two of the victims were identified as Jenny Campos and Jenny Bahena, both 14 years old. The three boys who died were said to be 14 and 15 years old.