NEED FOR SPEED: Cops chase, re-arrest woman who streamed crash that killed sister

This photo released by the Stockton, Calif., Police Department shows Obdulia Sanchez. Stockton Police Department via AP

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Guess she didn’t learn the first time around.

A California woman who once drove drunk while live-streaming a crash that killed her younger sister has been re-arrested by cops.

According to ABC7, Obdulia Sanchez, 20, is back in custody after leading cops on a chase early Thursday morning. Stockton Police officer Joe Silva told the news station that authorities tried to pull over a car driven by Sanchez for traffic violations but failed to do so.

Instead, Sanchez apparently blew through two stop signs and a red light in her Buick LaCrosse. The woman then allegedly ran off the road while travelling up a highway on-ramp.


Silva said a male passenger then escaped Sanchez’s sedan and ran up onto Interstate 5. Eventually, cops caught up to Sanchez and arrested her.

Cops say the woman was driving with a revoked license and expired registration tags. A loaded gun was also found in the vehicle.

The man who bailed from the car ran away. Cops are still searching for him.

In this July 28, 2017 file photo, Obdulia Sanchez appears in a Los Banos, Calif., branch of the Merced County Superior Court with her public defender, Ramnik Samrao, left. (AP Photo/Scott Smith, File)

In 2018, Sanchez was convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter, DUI and child endangerment in relation to a 2017 crash in Los Banos, Calif.

In that instance, Sanchez was driving when she veered her vehicle onto the shoulder when it swerved and overturned, ejecting and killing her 14-year-old sister in the process.

The woman live-streamed the drive and subsequent crash on Instagram, a video which also graphically showed her sister’s bloody, lifeless body.

Sanchez was sentenced to more than six years in prison but was released on parole in September after getting credit for time served and finishing rehab programs, ABC7 reported.

Sanchez is currently behind bars at San Joaquin County Jail without bail. She’s scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 21.