Fernando Goneortiz Arrested Fatal Crash 805 Freeway in San Diego

 Fernando Goneortiz Arrested DUI Fatal Crash 805 Freeway in San Diego

Man Killed; Wrong-Way Driver Arrested

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (July 28, 2023) — Fernando Goneortiz, 29, was arrested Wednesday after a fatal wrong-way crash on the Interstate 805 Freeway near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego.

The collision occurred in the southbound lanes of the I-805 Freeway near the border with Mexico on Wednesday, July 26th between two motorists, according to CBS 8 News.

Fernando Goneortiz Injured; Driver in Van Killed

Police say Fernando Goneortiz was driving a white Audi sedan northbound in the southbound lanes of the 805 Freeway when he attempted to avoid crossing the border and made a U-turn. He collided head on with a blue Honda van. Abel Bermudez Griego, 57, of Los Angeles, who was driving the van, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene of the collision.

Goneortiz suffered major non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment and later arrested on felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter charges.

Investigators are working on the case.

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Source: CBS 8 News

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