Flor Mecon Granados Fatal Motorcycle Accident Bristol Street, Santa Ana

 Flor Mecon Granados Fatal Motorcycle Accident Bristol Street, Santa Ana

Motorcyclist Killed, Driver Arrested on DUI Charges

SANTA ANA, Calif. (April 17, 2024) — Flor Mecon Granados, 44, of Santa Ana, died Thursday in a motorcycle accident involving a suspected drunk driver at Bristol Street and Segerstrom Avenue in Santa Ana.

Mario Celestino Torres, 29, was driving northbound on Bristol Street in a 2024 Mazda. He allegedly rear-ended the Santa Ana man’s motorcycle around 3 a.m. on April 11th at the intersection, according to the Orange County Register.

Paramedics responded and pronounced Flor Mecon Grandos dead at the scene. Meanwhile, Mario Torres was arrested and charged with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated as well as driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury. The charges include a sentencing enhancement for inflicting great bodily injury on the motorcycle rider.

The suspect plead not guilty at his arraignment, but is scheduled to return to court for a pretrial hearing on May 15.

Investigators continue to work on the case.

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