A deadly ditch accident in the South Bay shut down a freeway off-ramp Friday morning.
The CHP says the alleged DUI driver is San Jose resident Edwardo Jaime Jr., the relative of a 30-year-old woman who was killed in the crash. Officials say the the 34-year-old has been arrested and he may face felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter charges.
California Highway Patrol is seeking individuals who witnessed a fatal DUI crash Saturday on the westbound 210 Freeway east of Towne Avenue, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Ryan Munoz, 37, of Alhambra, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and causing great bodily harm or death, after he hit a car that killed a male passenger, officials said.
“We’re still looking for the public’s help,” CHP Officer Rodrigo Jimenez said. “We really want to speak with a woman who spoke with Munoz on the right shoulder.”
Castaneda-Carranza – believed to be driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs – sustained major but non-life threatening injuries in the crash. He was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital.
The collision remains under investigation. No other vehicles or victims were involved.
CHP officials said Castaneda-Carranza is facing several charges including felony DUI causing death, vehicular homicide involving alcohol and murder, due to a prior DUI conviction.
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