According to reports, the young actress was checking the GPS on her phone and ran a red light before hitting Ryan Houghton's vehicle. TMZ alleges that the year-old had been filming all night on the day the horrific accident happened, September Hayley Orrantia, pictured last week, was allegedly involved in a car crash that left a man in intensive care The website claims that Houghton was rushed to hospital with a brain injury, as well as other injuries, and stayed in the ICU for a week. TMZ reports that they were informed by Houghton's family that Orrantia drove through a red light while looking at her phone.
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She is of English, French, Irish, and Mexican descent. She then attended Marcus High School in nearby Flower Mound until her junior year, when she decided to become homeschooled to pursue her music and acting training. In high school, she joined the musical theatre program, providing her with her first taste of acting. She wrote her first song at 13, and by age 14, she had recorded her first EP of cover songs. That same year, she began writing with songwriter Jamie Houston who at the time was best known for writing hits for the three of the Disney High School Musical movies. In the summer of , Orrantia auditioned for the first season of The X Factor. Orrantia was selected from a YouTube video submission and received four "yes" votes from the judges during the live audition phase in Seattle, Washington.