Vincent Michael Calvo Faces 4 Counts of Murder, DUI
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Feb. 17, 2019) — Two men and two women were killed early Sunday morning when a suspected DUI driver sped through a red light and crashed into their white pickup truck at Fourth Street and Tustin Avenue.
The suspect, identified as Vincent Michael Calvo, was driving a black Jeep west on Fourth Street when he allegedly sped through the intersection about 2:30 a.m. The Jeep struck a white Chevrolet pickup truck that had been southbound on Tustin Avenue. The pickup truck overturned and caught on fire, leaving all four people dead at the scene.
UPDATE: Victims killed in crash identified as driver Jose Alberto Avila-Rosas, 31, of Santa Ana; and passengers Ziomara Zaragoza, 23, of Garden Grove, Antonio Alonso Santibanez, 23, of Orange; and Prisma Yuliana Montoya, 34, of Santa Ana.
The Jeep also overturned in the collision, but its driver survived. Meanwhile, an off-duty firefighter and his wife who were nearby put out the fire in the truck and assisted Calvo who was hurt.
Calvo was transported to a hospital to have his injuries treated before being arrested and taken to jail. He is being held on $4 million bail.
Police closed down Tustin Avenue and Fourth Street to conduct an investigation.
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