April 16, 2024
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A lady who allegedly was intoxicated when the automotive she was driving on the improper facet of Interstate 8 in Del Cerro crashed into an oncoming SUV, killing its driver, was beneath arrest Tuesday on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter.

Briana Michelle Contreras, 24, was behind the wheel of an eastbound Honda Civic that collided with a Nissan Kicks at about 12:45 a.m. Saturday on the westbound facet of the freeway, close to Faculty Avenue, in line with the California Freeway Patrol.

The impression gravely injured the 49-year-old driver of the Nissan, CHP public-affairs Officer Salvador Castro stated. Paramedics took her to a trauma heart, the place she was pronounced lifeless. Her identify has been withheld pending household notification.

Contreras was hospitalized for remedy of extreme accidents and later arrested, Castro stated. She was anticipated to be booked into county jail upon her launch from medical care.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.