TEHACHAPI, Calif. - Isaac Macias was sentenced to four years in prison and five years probation for his role in the death of 14-year-old Leslie Balderrama. Ibrahim Gomes was sentenced to 180 days in prison and 3 years probation for his involvement.
According to the original report from California Highway Patrol, both Macias and Gomes admitted to drinking the night of the accident. 20-year-old Macias swerved while driving on Highway 202 and struck the 14-year-old girl.
Gomes, the passenger of the vehicle, exited to check on Balderrame and later told officers that she "didn't look like she got that messed up."
Both Gomes and Macias fled the scene without calling authorities.