Van Blows Stop Sign, Killing Family Of Five Bound For Disneyland
A family on their way to Disneyland was killed in a horrific crash early Sunday morning in Hesperia.
The names of the deceased have not been released, but they have been identified as a husband and wife, their two boys, 9 and 2, and a 4-year-old daughter who would have turned 5 today, CBS reports. The family was headed to Disneyland to celebrate her birthday.
They were stopped at a stop sign at Main St. and Balsam Ave. in a Honda when a Ford van crossed into the wrong lane and struck their car, then flipped over and landed on top of the Honda, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.
Initially, only four victims were reported dead until the young boy's body was found seven hours later as crews were removing pieces of the van from on top of the Honda.
The driver of the van has been identified as a man in his 30s. He was not severely injured and has not been arrested. The crash is still under investigation.