Alia Sierra was high on opiates, driving more than 100 mph when she crashed into an Ind. residence, killing two sisters watching television at home
A 17-year-old Ind. girl allegedly drove her car into a home, killing two young girls, while high on opiates, according to Fox 59. She was reportedly driving at least 107 mph when the crash occurred.
Fullerton, 17, and Callie Fullerton, 9, were watching television in the living room of their home when Sierra crashed through a wall. Both were killed on impact.
A urine screen conducted after the accident allegedly confirmed that the driver was under the influence at the time.
Authorities told Fox 59 the crash occurred before 9:30 p.m. on July 12.
Fox 59 reported that court documents reveal Sierra was not alone in the car at the time of the crash. She was reportedly told by her passenger to slow down.
Another person in the vehicle asked several times to be let out, according to the documents.
Authorities confirmed to the outlet that Sierra’s car left the roadway travelling over 100 mph.
Victims: sisters Haleigh Fullerton, 17, and 9-year-old Callie Fullerton killed in their home by teen high on opiates
The Fullerton home sustained major damage in the crash
Alia Sierra will be tried as an adult, she is facing a wide range of charges including:
2 counts reckless homicide (level 5 felony )
2 counts causing death when operating a motor vehicle with a schedule I or II controlled substance (level 5 felony
2 counts causing death when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (level 5 felony)
1 count causing serious bodily injury when operating a vehicle while intoxicated (level 5 felony )
1 count causing serious bodily injury when operating a vehicle with a schedule I or II substance in the body (level 5 felony)
1 count criminal recklessness (level 6 felony)
1 count criminal mischief (level 6 felony).
Their girls’ mother, Bridget, 37, was walking into the room as the car came crashing through the home on July 12 evening.
she was flown by helicopter to an Indianapolis-area hospital for treatment. Her condition is unknown at this time.
The family’s son was upstairs at the time of the crash, and he was uninjured. Dennis was not home when it happened.
The vehicle traveled a significant distance from the road to crash into the home
Investigators say there were three other juveniles in the car at the time of the crash. They were treated with non-life threatening injuries at the scene. It is unknown at this time what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle and travel 100 feet off the roadway at 80 miles per hour.
The home sustained major damages.