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Snapchat Video From 115mph Crash That Killed Five Released

by : UNILAD on : 02 Nov 2016 11:22

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iwH6qIDGX0

Snapchat footage has emerged showing the moments before a 22-year-old man driving at 115mph killed five people in a fatal crash in Florida.

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The driver, Pablo Cortes III, and the passenger Jolie Bartolome, 19, both died in the crash on Wednesday which also took the lives of a female driver and her two young children.

The speedometer filter on the app has revealed that Cortes was driving his blue Volkswagen Golf at a dangerous 115mph near Coconut Pal Drive in Tampa, the Daily Mail reports.

crash3crash3Cortes with his prize Golf - Facebook

At the time of the crash, Florida Highway Patrol said that it was likely one of the cars was speeding, and the footage has confirmed these suspicions.

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The video shows the pair driving on the same road that they crashed head-on into 39-year-old Marianela Murillo’s white Toyota Sienna minivan, killing her and her two children.

crashcrashLina Bernal - Facebook

Her children John Bernal, 9, and Isabell Bernal, 10 were killed after Cortes’ Golf crossed the central reservation, before then also colliding with a Toyota Scion which injured 54-year-old widow Carla Marie Juncal Wyman who luckily has survived.

crashkidscrashkidsIsabell and John - Facebook

Two other passengers were in Murillo’s minivan, including her 18-year-old daughter Lina Bernal and a 15-year-old girl identified as Luisa Louisa who were both rushed to Tampa General Hospital in a critical condition.

Witnesses reported that the accident may have been caused by street racing but no evidence has been found to support that theory.

Jolie Bartolome - FacebookJolie Bartolome - FacebookJolie Bartolome - Facebook

Passenger Bartolome is heard laughing as Cortes increases his speed and pans the camera to show him slamming on his gearshift.

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Pablo Cortes’ mother, Maria Cortes, wrote on her Facebook:

All I ask is respect for us at this time and prayers for our entire family. God knows all things.

crash1crash1Pablo Cortes III - Facebook

A GoFundMe page has been launched by one of Marianela’s family members to raise money to ‘give them a proper burial and to assist with anything the survivors will need’.

More than £25,000 has been raised so far.

Topics: News, Sensitive

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Daily Mail