San Diego DUI Lawyers at www.SanDiegoDUIlawyer.com report an alleged San Diego DUI -drunk and drugged motorist has now been charged with four counts of second-degree murder for the deaths of four people in a December highway crash in northern San Diego County.
San Diego DUI Prosecutor Brenda Daly increased the charges against Deanna Fridley from gross vehicular manslaughter to second-degree murder on Thursday.
During a San Diego DUI preliminary hearing, San Diego DUI investigators testified the 24-year-old Fridley had a blood-alcohol level of 0.127 percent plus she had methamphetamine in her system.
After leaving the Pala Indian Casino, Fridley allegedly got behind the wheel of a GMC Yukon and she lost control of the SUV on Route 76, hitting a vehicle head-on. The San Diego DUI crash unfairly killed Rubi Baez, Luis Baez, Jesus De Santiago and Lina De Santiago.
Fridley’s San Diego DUI trial is scheduled for Feb. 17, 2009, San Diego DUI lawyers report. www.sandiegoduilawyer.com/survey