Estevan Mora, 25, Suspect in Deadly Car Accident on Highway 99 Sunday
Galt, CA (July 18, 2021) – Police arrested 25-year-old Estevan Mora in relation with a fatal DUI collision on Highway 99 early Sunday.
UPDATE: Galt Woman Killed in Crash on Hwy 99 Identified
The CBS Sacramento News reported Estevan Mora was driving a Ford Mustang heading south on the freeway. In the area just past Mingo Road, the female driver made an unsafe turn and slammed into the center divider.
Our sources indicated debris from the crash scattered into the opposite lanes. Per article published online, a northbound Toyota Corolla struck the debris and pulled over to the right shoulder.
Shortly after, a passing Chevrolet Malibu also struck the debris and pulled over to the right shoulder behind the Corolla driver.
Authorities said the drivers of both the Corolla and the Malibu exited their cars and talked about what happened.
As the driver of the Malibu walked back to her car, a passing Toyota Camry swerved to avoid the debris and struck the woman.
Fatal DUI Car Crash in Galt, July 18
The force from the impact killed the 65-year-old woman. Responding paramedics pronounced the female party dead. Pending confirmation and notification of next of kin, the identity of the deceased remained undisclosed.
Meanwhile, investigators reportedly determined Estevan Mora was drunk at the time of the collision. Responding police arrested Estevan Mora on suspicion of DUI.
Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
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