Police Arrest Lacey Vickers for DUI after a Fatal Crash in Victorville
VICTORVILLE, CA (February 9, 2022) – A man died while police arrested Lacey Cecenthia Vickers after a DUI crash in Victorville, late Sunday evening.
The fatal crash happened around 11:06 p.m. on February 6 in the area of Village Drive and Clovis Street. According to the Victorville Police Department, the victim was driving a Cadillac sedan south on Village Drive and Vickers was heading north in a Jeep SUV.
For unknown reasons, both vehicles slammed head-on in the center lane of Village Drive. As a result, the impact of the crash caused the SUV to burst into flames. The Cadillac sustained major damage.
First responders pronounced the male driver of the Cadillac dead at the scene. The victim was only described as a 55-year-old Victorville resident.
Meanwhile, a deputy used a fire extinguisher to put out the flames, then shattered the driver-side window to pull Vickers from the Jeep.
Vickers, a 30-year-old Barstow resident, only had minor injuries. Police later arrested her on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and DUI causing death. They booked her at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga.
Police are still investigating the fatal crash.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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