Anne Li Baldock, 24, and 23-year-old Madison Elizabeth Cornwell – both students at UC San Diego School of Medicine – died on the Cabrillo (state Route 163) freeway in the University Heights area Saturday morning when the 2014 Toyota Prius they were in collided with a 2000 Ford F-350, authorities confirmed
The officer made an enforcement stop on the vehicle and contacted the driver who was identified as Rogelio Rosales, 21, of Santa Rosa. The officer noted signs of intoxication and began a DUI evaluation. Rosales was found to be on probation for a previous DUI conviction. He was subsequently arrested and booked on charges of DUI, violation of probation, and being under the influence while on DUI probation.
The California Highway Patrol said several of his passengers were not wearing seat belts. Three of them died in the tragic crash
Vehicles are meant to crumple from front to back and back to front to absorb that energy. They’re not meant to take those side impacts like that and when they do, it crushes into the passenger compartment,”said Sgt. Richard Strader, Metro Police. “The intrusion on that vehicle is almost from one side to the other; and that’s why the passengers were stuck in there because they were trapped in that vehicle.”
When she made contact with the patrol car, she accelerated in an apparent attempt to flee. Deputies were able to detain her and determine she was driving under the influence of alcohol.
West admitted to having four alcoholic drinks earlier in the night. Court documents said his BAC varied from 0.10 at the scene to .08 in a blood test. He also showed signs of impairment in four out of six field sobriety tests.
West is facing three felony charges of criminal endangerment for driving after drinking and inattentively. Prosecutors filed one count per passenger in his vehicle.
After reconstructing the crash, Montana Highway Patrol troopers determined “that a driver paying attention to the road would have had sufficient time and distance to either stop or slow and steer around a hazard in the road,” court documents say.
fatal joyride into tree killed one; four of six occupants had DUI records – MOUNT AIRY, MD. — Four men who were in a pickup truck that left the roadway Friday night in Howard County and overturned after striking a tree have been convicted of DUI in Maryland, including one who was killed in the crash.
The others, one of whom has two prior DUI convictions and may have been the driver, are now in a trauma unit, along with two other occupants of the overturned truck.
Lakeport Police Officer’s determined through their investigation that Imrie was impaired and driving under the influence of alcohol with initial blood alcohol tests showing he was more than two times the legal limit.