Teen arrested after causing suspected drunk driving crash that killed 1 person on US-101 Near Telephone Road in Ventura, CA.
Suspected Drunk Teen Driver Causes Fatal Accident
KEYT News reports on July 18th around 2:03 a.m. 19-year-old Jorge Angel Perez was speeding on US-101, north of Telephone Road in Ventura, California.
Perez was allegedly under the influence when he approached a car going slower than him and tried to swerve out of the way to avoid it. His vehicle then went off the road and turned over, ejecting his passenger.
The passenger died from their injuries and the other 2 passengers were hospitalized for moderate injuries.
Perez was arrested for Felony DUI causing injury and death and gross vehicular manslaughter. The investigation of the incident is still underway.