Malibu Crash Is Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare: Here’s What You Need To Know

A speeding driver in Malibu, California, killed a student at Pepperdine University this month along with her three sorority sisters. The mother of the victims described the death as “every parent’s worst nightmare.”

Fraser Bohm, 22, is accused of speeding on the Pacific Coast Highway at 104 mph after he lost control of his BMW and collided with several vehicles, injuring Deslyn Williams, Peyton Stewart, Niamh Rolston, and Asha Weir.

Malibu crash Is Every Parent's Worst Nightmare: Here's What You Need To Know

“It’s so hard. It’s so hard. It’s every parent’s worst nightmare,” said Tracy Rolston, the mother of 20-year-old Niamh, as she choked back tears. “You have a kid, and you just hope that nothing like this ever happens.”

Bohm, who has been detained for three days on four counts of vehicular manslaughter and murder, was freed on a $4 million bond on Friday.

“He killed four girls and walked away without a scratch, and now he’s out,” she added. “I know that justice has to go through the process, but it’s very hard.”

Tracy disclosed that Bohm played varsity baseball at Oaks Christian School, where her daughter was a student. She said, “They probably crossed paths even though they weren’t friends.”

Prior to her passing, Tracy had her last weekend with her daughter. Niamh went back to her mother’s house in Los Angeles to celebrate her birthday.

After their Sunday shopping trip, Tracy dropped her off at her dorm room on Monday, where she shared a suite with 21-year-olds Stewart and Weir.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. on October 17, the foursome—all Alpha Phi sorority members—parked a few homes away and drove over to the Sigma Chi house for a party.

“He sped so hard that he launched a car into them, and they died from blunt force trauma,” Tracy said.

When she learned about the collision on Wednesday morning, she and Niamh’s father, David Rolston, hurried to the scene.

“I drove there hoping that it wasn’t true, but her phone said she was there,” Tracy recalled, breaking down in sobs. “She was a happy girl. She loved life. She had everything going for her. They all did, and their lives were cut short.” The loss has been devastating for Niamh’s little brother.

Williams, 21, of Atlanta, was a pre-med biology major, while Weir, 22, of Skippack, Pennsylvania, was an English major. Stewart, a resident of Westwood, New Jersey, intended to work in technology after studying international business.

Niamh was baptised at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Beverly Hills, where the Rolston family held their burial on Saturday.

Tracy is even more distraught after witnessing Bohm’s powerful lawyer, Michael Kraut, portray his client as a victim.

Last week, Kraut testified in Los Angeles Superior Court that Bohm was texting at a stop sign when he was yelled at by another driver, who then ran him off the road, causing the fatal incident.

Furthermore, the lawyer argued that Bohm was only travelling at 70 mph. 45 mph is the posted speed limit. He said to Fox News Digital that he had tried to provide investigators with this evidence on several occasions, but they had shown little interest.

According to the lawyer, his client had no prior driving infractions and wasn’t intoxicated.

Prosecutor Nathan Bartos countered that Bohm was well aware of the neighbourhood and the risks associated with the highway known as “Dead Man’s Curve,” having grown up in a $8.7 million Malibu mansion with expansive vistas of the Pacific Ocean.

Bohm allegedly acknowledged to detectives during his first questioning that he may have been texting at the time of the incident, but he omitted to indicate that he was being chased by an enraged vehicle.

“It was very, very hard to hear his attorney say that he was a victim,” Tracy told Fox News Digital. “Our girls are gone, and he was driving 104 mph and possibly texting. I mean, I do realize he didn’t set out to murder them, but at the same time, you can’t do what he did.”

Dead Man’s Curve, located on the most dangerous stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway, served as the inspiration for the documentary “21 Miles in Malibu.” Film producer Michel Shane’s daughter Emily, 13, died in a car crash on the famous roadway.

The Rolston family is unsure if they will ever fully recover.

“We’re not over this, and we never will be. It’s very unnatural to bury your child,” Tracy said.

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