26th April, 2016 A high school student in La Serna High School was killed on April 26th 2016, a Tuesday when a car rolled over near the Whittier Ca
26th April, 2016
A high school student in La Serna High School was killed on April 26th 2016, a Tuesday when a car rolled over near the Whittier Campus. The student who was female, was traveling together with her classmates. The driver of the car lost control and rolled over. The accident occurred some minutes before 11:30 am in the 8400 block of Villaverde Drive. The accident involved only one car and investigations are underway to establish what really happened on that fateful morning.
A witness who was at a golf course heard screeching of tyres and thereafter a loud crash. According to the police, only one person died in the crash while the rest of the passengers were rushed to various hospitals in Whittier. Whittier Union High School District Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services Loring Davies, she confirmed that the victims were students of La Serna High School.
The District pledged its commitment to work with the authorities in order to establish the cause of the accident. The Whittier Union High School District laid plans for students and staff to receive counselling throughout the week. Student were also encouraged to notify their parents and guardians of their safety following the accident that created a lot of panic. Whittier Union High School District officials expressed the great sadness that had befallen the school and hoped that counseling will be of great help.