San Diego DUI criminal defense attorneys learned a passenger was killed Friday, another was critically injured and the driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI in connection with a rollover crash in Chula Vista.
Victor Adrian Sanchez, 22, of Chula Vista, was in the backseat of a 2006 Mercedes-Benz sedan around 2:50 a.m. when it crashed into a fence and lighting fixture and overturned several times before coming to rest at Third Avenue and L Street, according to San Diego DUI criminal defense attorneys, a Chula Vista fire dispatcher and the San Diego County medical examiner’s office. Sanchez died at the scene.
Another passenger was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition, and the driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, San Diego DUI criminal defense attorneys said.
The driver also was arrested on suspicion of drunken-driving, San Diego DUI criminal defense attorneys report.
San Diego DUI criminal defense attorneys are told witnesses maintain that the vehicle was allegedly speeding on westbound L Street moments before the drunk driving crash.