Sergio Martinez, 18, and Albert Cruz, 17, killed in collision with alleged hit-and-run driver William Alexander Marquez, 34, at 10th Street West and Avenue O-8 in Palmdale, California
According to witnesses at the scene, a driver of a black vehicle was fleeing from a previous crash when he drove through an intersection and T-boned a silver Honda, killing two people inside that car.
Two Innocent Teens Killed In Deadly Palmdale Hit-And-Run: Death Car Driver Was Fleeing Earlier Crash
Sheriff’s officials urged anyone with information regarding the crash to call them at 661 272-2400.
The hit-and-run motorist fled on foot, according to sheriff’s officials, who asked anyone with information regarding the crash to call investigators at 661-272-2400.
Dozens of family members and friends gathered Tuesday evening in Palmdale to honor to teenagers who were killed when a hit-and-run driver slammed into their car over the weekend.
Marquez was described as 5 feet, 9 inches tall and 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. The department asked anyone who knows the suspect’s whereabouts or sees him to call 911. Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to call Detective Day at 661-272-2400.
William Alexander Marquez, now 35, was charged Feb. 25 with two felony counts each of murder, vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and hit-and-run driving resulting in death or serious injury to another person, along with one misdemeanor count of hit-and-run driving resulting in property damage.