DUI Crash in Santa Ana Results in One Fatality, Two Injuries

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SANTA ANA, CA (April 22, 2024)A single-vehicle crash involving a truck led to the death of one woman and left two men injured early Sunday morning in Santa Ana. The accident occurred in the 800 block of S. Main Street just after 2 a.m.

 

Santa Ana Police responded to the scene following multiple calls about the crash. A truck had lost control, struck a palm tree, and then crashed into a pole. First responders transported three people from the truck to the hospital, where doctors pronounced the female passenger dead. 

The two male passengers remain in stable condition.

 

Police arrested the driver for drunk driving causing death and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence. The investigation into the DUI crash in Santa Ana is ongoing, and officials urge anyone with information to contact Det. Corporal Carrillo at (714) 245-8208 or the Traffic Division at the Santa Ana Police Department at (714) 245-8200.

If you or someone you know has been impacted by a similar situation, it is important to seek legal counsel. RTM Law Firm specializes in DUI and vehicular accident cases in Orange County, offering comprehensive legal support to ensure justice is achieved. Contact us for a free case review.

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