San Diego DUI Suspect Caused 2 Deaths and Receives 15 Years
A 19-year-old teenage man was convicted of causing a crash that killed two people because he was driving under the influence of alcohol. He was recently sentenced to 15 years in prison for this crime, advised a San Diego DUI lawyer.
The 19-year-old man pleaded guilty in the Vista Superior Court to felony DUI charges that caused the deaths of two people. The California Highway Patrol report advised that a group of Marines was riding in a Jeep Cherokee when it was struck from behind on Interstate 15 north of Escondido. When Austen and self or others got out of the Jeep after the accident, a nether car which was driven by the suspect crashed into than.
The prosecutor advised that the defendant turned his headlights off and ran abandoning the vehicle in one of the traffic lanes. A short time after, another driver crashed into a parked cavalier causing him severe down an embankment. Two counts of gross particular manslaughter while intoxicated, and hit and run causing death, and DUI charges were all stemming from the incident to which he pled guilty in October.