Ahmed Berkant, Mary Miller and Judson Bergman Killed in San Francisco Head-On Crash
SAN FRANCISCO (October 3, 2019) – The alleged DUI motorist that caused a fatal wrong-way crash along Highway 101 early Thursday has been identified.
California Highway Patrol said the incident began when 34-year-old Emilie Ross was driving a Volkswagen south on northbound 101 near Candlestick Point.
The Hillsborough woman then collided head-on with a taxi cab that was carrying three people at the time. The accident occurred at about 12:24 a.m., just south of the Paul Avenue exit.
Suspected DUI Wrong-Way Driver Emilie Ross Also Dead
According to reports by The Mercury News and SF Examiner, CHP affirmed that one of the passengers was ejected from the cab upon impact.
Paramedics responded to the scene and confirmed that Ross, the male operator of the cab, and his two passengers all died as a result of the October 3 wreck.
Medical examiner named the taxi driver as 42-year-old Berkant Ahmed, of San Mateo. The other two occupants were 57-year-old Mary Miller and 62-year-old Judson Bergman, both from Chicago, Illinois.
Meanwhile, officials believed that Ross was under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs at the time of the incident. The crash remains under investigation.
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