Isabella Herrera Detained for DUI, Striking Disabled Vehicle, Man on Highway 78 near Emerald Drive
VISTA, CA (February 27, 2023) — Isabella Herrera was arrested for DUI after hitting a disabled car and killing a man on Highway 78 near Emerald Drive.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal accident happened around 10:20 a.m. Sunday. For DUI-related reasons, 22-year-old Isabella Herrera allowed her Buick Verano to hit a disabled Chevrolet HHR, as well as its driver standing near the center median.
Shortly after, police and paramedics arrived at the scene, but the man died in the crash. A coroner arrived at the scene soon after.
Medics brought Herrera to a nearby hospital with moderate injuries before police arrested her on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and DUI.
An investigation should confirm other factors that led to the accident, including Herrera’s speed or how inebriated she was. Thus, if any witnesses would like to connect with the CHP, please call their department.
Our deepest thoughts and sympathies go out to the family and friends of the victim.
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