Maria Rincon-Sierra and Latvia Jackson Killed, 3 Hurt in Vacaville DUI Crash on 80 Freeway
Injured Victims ID’d as Fabiola Torres, Adolfo Rincon and Patricia Rincon
VACAVILLE, California (May 1, 2016) – A DUI crash killed Maria Rincon-Sierra and the suspected impaired driver Latvia Jackson on the Interstate 80 Freeway early Sunday morning, according to The Mercury News.
The 2-vehicle collision occurred about 5:30 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of the freeway, west of Lagoon Valley Road.
California Highway Patrol said Jackson, 28, of Vacaville, was driving a 2001 Honda Accord when she allowed her car to veered onto the right shoulder.
The Honda then collided with a 2016 Jeep SUV which was stopped at the time. The motorist, who was reportedly feeling sick, pulled over to the shoulder and parked for several minutes.
As per the article, CHP affirmed three occupants were inside the Jeep, while the driver was standing outside the vehicle near the passenger side.
The impact sent the Jeep spinning, killing 53-year-old Rincon-Sierra of Hailey, Idaho, in the right rear passenger side. She died at the scene.
Jackson was extricated from the Honda and sustained major internal bleeding. She was taken to Kaiser Vacaville, where she died.
Meanwhile, San Francisco Gate reported the other occupants were transported to Northbay Medical Center in Fairfield with minor to major injuries, They were identified as Fabiola Torres, 25, Adolfo Rincon, 28, and Patricia Rincon, 36, all from Hailey, Idaho.
Our staff members at Johnson Attorneys Group prayers and thoughts rest with the family members and friends of the deceased women and also remain with the injured victims at this time.
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