Four students die after car hits group in San Ramón

Four high school students died early Wednesday after a motor vehicle ran into a group of pedestrians in the public right-of-way in the San Rafael section of San Ramón.

Three students died at the scene and one died later in Hospital México,said the Judicial Investigating Organization. The youngsters were in the street participating in what police said was a traditional student serenada or serenade. Two other students were hurt badly, said the Judicial Investigating
Organization. The mishap took place about 4:30 a.m.

The vehicle involved overturned,and the driver fled the scene,said judicial police. The Poder Judicial said that a man identified by the last names of Chavarría Alvarado surrendered himself later and was hospitalized. Police said he is 25 years old.

Dead at the scene were two young men and a minor girl. They were identified by the last names of Méndez, Solís and Miranda by the judicial police. He was in the Hospital de San Ramón, and investigators were overseeing a blood test.

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