Marisol Wentling – 19-Year-Old Arrested After SUV Flips In Colorado Springs Injuring 5 People

Marisol Wentling, a 19-year-old has been arrested after injuring five people whilst doing donuts in an SUV in a video going viral all over Facebook, X etc.

Five people were crushed when their thrill-seeking in the parking lot of The Market at Spring Creek in southeast Colorado Springs. went wrong.

The five thrill seekers were filmed hanging out of an SUV that was speeding backwards, doing donuts, before it flipped over and crushed the passengers, seriously injuring them.

The vehicle does a donut before tumbling over on its side and squashing the passengers against the asphalt.

Bystanders helped the injured to be carried to hospital with most of them sustaining serious injuries.

Meanwhile, the driver, Marisol Wentling was mostly fine and was arrested by police.

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Video of the stunning crash and collapse caused by Marisol Wentling was shared on Facebook, X and other social platforms.

Marisol Wentling, 19, was charged with vehicular assault after she flipped an SUV  on Sunday in Colorado Springs and severely injured five passengers, the Daily Mail reports.

Colorado Springs Police Department released a statement on the incident.

“On December 16, 2023, at approximately 10:18 PM, the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to a rollover traffic accident in a parking lot near 1600 South Circle Drive,” the statement began.

“Upon arrival, Officers learned individuals met at the parking lot to do donuts. 

“The involved vehicle was doing donuts in the parking and had five individuals hanging out the windows of the vehicle. The vehicle rolled over and onto the individuals who were hanging out the windows,”

“Due to the reckless driving multiple individuals sustained serious life-threatening injuries and were taken to local hospitals. 

“The driver, Marisol Wentling, was taken into custody and is charged with Vehicular Assault,” the statement added.

It concluded: “This is still an active investigation, and anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call CSPD at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477,”

Colorado Springs Police also released a mugshot of the perp, Marisol Wentling Facebook.

The victims in the crash despite sustaining serious injuries are all doing well.

Following a question from a concerned follower, the Colorado Springs Police Department revealed that: “All 5 [victims] are juveniles. 2 have been treated and released from the hospital. 3 are still in the hospital in critical but stable condition,”

Marisol Wentling is set to appear in court on December 28 for a hearing on advisement and on January 5 for her first appearance where she is expected to enter a plea. 

SUV Flips Colorado Springs

According to TMZ, five people are sitting in the open windows of a black SUV, which, suddenly, starts driving fast in reverse during the incident.

The vehicle does a donut before tumbling over on its side and squashing the passengers against the asphalt.

The two people on the right immediately slam to the ground, seemingly crushed by the full weight of the SUV, while the other three are thrown from the windows. 

The SUV then rolls over completely before people race over to help those hanging out of the vehicle. 

Freaked-out bystanders — who were shooting cell phone footage — ran to the aid of the victims. One person carries away a woman who appears to be unconscious. 

Other good Samaritans try to lift the SUV off the victims trapped underneath it.

“There’s someone on the other side. Don’t flip it, don’t flip it!,” one man is heard screaming.

The car horn then goes off as someone else says: “It’s leaking, that s*** leaking,”

“Lift it, lift it, lift, it,’ another person says. 

“Push up,’ another says. 

Someone starts to scream loudly in the background just before the video ends. 

Colorado Springs PD officers responded to the scene and arrested the driver, Marisol Wentling, for vehicular assault. Wentling was not injured.

The video of the Colorado Springs SUV Flip caused by Marisol Wentling was shared on Facebook.

Watch below…

Colorado Springs

The below is culled from the Wikipedia entry for Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality in and the county seat of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. 

It is the most populous city in El Paso County, with a population of 478,961 at the 2020 census, a 15.02% increase since 2010.

Colorado Springs is the second-most populous city and the most extensive city in the state of Colorado, and the 39th-most populous city in the United States.

It is the principal city of the Colorado Springs metropolitan area and the second-most prominent city of the Front Range Urban Corridor. 

It is located in east-central Colorado on Fountain Creek, 70 miles (113 km) south of Denver.

At 6,035 feet (1,839 m) the city stands over 1 mile (1.6 km) above sea level. Colorado Springs is near the base of Pikes Peak, which rises 14,115 feet (4,302.31 m) above sea level on the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains.

The city is the largest city north of Mexico above 6000 feet in elevation.

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