BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Arianna Laura Hernandez, 19, was arrested for suspicion of being under the influence during a crash that killed a 77-year-old woman Friday.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the teen was driving a Ford F-150 on Olive Drive near Knudsen on Friday night when the vehicle crossed the median and ran straight into a Crown Victoria.
The passenger of the Crown Victoria, a 77-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the car was taken to a hospital with major injuries.
Hernandez was arrested and booked on charges including suspicion of felony driving under the influence causing injury and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
Hernandez posted $130,000 bail on Aug. 14th, according to the Kern County District Attorney's Office..
Court records show that Hernandez had been arrested July 4 of this year for driving with a suspended license. She is due in court for the misdemeanor September 7.