SAN MARCOS, California (February 26, 2017) – One was killed and another was injured in an alleged DUI crash on Los Vallecitos Drive Saturday evening, according to UT San Diego.
The accident took place about 7:45 p.m. near Vallecitos De Oro.
As per the article. sheriff’s department said a 22-year-old man was driving a Nissan Xterra east on Los Vallecitos Drive when he lost control of the car after making an unsafe turning movement.
The Nissan overturned, partially ejecting a 19-year-old passenger. The teen was pronounced dead in the back seat of the vehicle. He was identified in ABC 10 News as Isaias Santiago.
Another occupant, a 20-year-old man, was transported to a hospital with complaint of pain.
According to the deputies, the driver claimed he drank alcohol and smoked marijuana prior to the crash. It was then confirmed that he was under the influence of both and was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and felony DUI.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
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