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Video shows SUV stolen in speed at Florin intersection that killed two Sacramento women

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Surveillance video of a convenience store and homeowner established the timeline of the series of violent events that ended in the deaths of two Sacramento women. The California Highway Patrol said a 22-year-old suspect hijacked a woman with a knife. Officers said while speeding down Florin Road, the suspect ran a red light and crashed into a car carrying two women, aged 43 and 49, killing them on impact. It happened around 10.15am on Thursday on Florin Perkins Road, north of Florin Road. The impact of the first collision pushed the alleged carjacker’s SUV and women’s Nissan Leaf into a white van waiting in the turn lane. The driver of the van, from Las Vegas, was not injured. Video from the 7-Eleven store around the corner shows how fast the car was traveling towards the intersection. given the consequences of the accident. “All of a sudden I see the dark gray car,” Sohota said. “He was four feet above the ground and I see him pushing him in that direction.” The video shows the stolen Toyota RAV4 on top of the women’s car, sliding down the road into the white van. The impact was so strong that all three cars were pushed. Sohota said he and his employee were surprised to see the suspect get out of the Toyota. “I didn’t expect it…it works,” Sohota said. But the suspect didn’t get far. A Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy in the area overseeing a detained work crew heard the crash and went to investigate. Deputies said he grabbed the suspect as he attempted to hijack another vehicle. Another video shows the suspect’s activities 15 minutes before the accident. A homeowner’s camera captured the suspect walking briskly down Billfish Way and into an open garage. The video also shows the stolen Toyota Rav4 driving out of the garage with the hatch still open and parcels flying in the back. The suspect remains in hospital with minor injuries. Once released, he will be incarcerated in the Sacramento County Jail. The suspect faces multiple counts, including felony DUI causing death, impaired vehicle manslaughter and hit-and-run.

Surveillance video of a convenience store and homeowner established the timeline of the series of violent events that ended in the deaths of two Sacramento women.

The California Highway Patrol said a 22-year-old suspect robbed a woman at knifepoint. Officers said while speeding down Florin Road, the suspect ran a red light and crashed into a car carrying two women, aged 43 and 49, killing them on impact.

It happened around 10:15 a.m. Thursday on Florin Perkins Road, north of Florin Road.

The impact of the first collision pushed the suspected car thief’s SUV and women’s Nissan Leaf into a white van waiting in the turn lane. The driver of the van, from Las Vegas, was not injured.

Video from the 7-Eleven store around the corner shows how fast the car was traveling towards the intersection.

Store owner Tirate Sohota was working at the cash register when he said he heard what sounded like “something exploded”.

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He said he turned to look and saw the aftermath of the accident.

“All of a sudden I see the dark gray car,” Sohota said. “He was four feet above the ground and I see him pushing him in that direction.”

The video shows the stolen Toyota RAV4 on top of the women’s car, sliding down the road into the white van. The impact was so strong that all three cars were pushed.

Sohota said he and his employee were surprised to see the suspect get out of the Toyota.

“I didn’t expect it…it works,” Sohota said.

But the suspect didn’t get far. A Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy in the area overseeing a detained work crew heard the crash and went to investigate. Deputies said he grabbed the suspect as he attempted to hijack another vehicle.

Another video shows the suspect’s activities 15 minutes before the crash. A homeowner’s camera captured the suspect walking briskly down Billfish Way and into an open garage.

The video also shows the stolen Toyota Rav4 driving out of the garage with the tailgate still open and parcels flying out the back.

The suspect remains in hospital with minor injuries. Once released, he will be incarcerated in the Sacramento County Jail. The suspect faces multiple counts, including felony DUI causing death, drunken vehicle manslaughter and hit-and-run.