LOS ANGELES — Authorities say the 22-year-old driver of a automobile that struck and killed 4 Pepperdine College college students in Malibu is being held on $8 million bail.
The person was arrested in a homicide investigation Tuesday in reference to the crash, and is due in courtroom Wednesday, mentioned the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division. He was beforehand arrested after the Oct. 17 crash however launched a day later whereas investigators gathered proof, the sheriff’s division mentioned in an announcement.
“The Sheriff’s Division is relentlessly working to make sure we get justice for the victims’ households,” the assertion mentioned.
The case has been referred to the district lawyer’s workplace, the assertion mentioned. It was not instantly recognized if the person had an lawyer. A message despatched to the district lawyer’s workplace was not instantly returned.
The faculty college students have been strolling alongside the scenic Pacific Coast Freeway at 8:30 p.m. when the motive force of a BMW misplaced management and sideswiped no less than three parked automobiles earlier than crashing into them and hitting two others, authorities have mentioned. The 4 girls have been pronounced useless and the 2 others have been taken to a hospital with accidents.
The varsity later recognized these killed as Niamh Rolston, Peyton Stewart, Asha Weir and Deslyn Williams, all seniors.