Gross vehicular manslaughter and different expenses have been filed Tuesday in opposition to a 23-year-old drunken driving suspect accused in weekend crash that killed a 73-year-old man in Orange.
Manuel Antonio Sanchez Contreras was additionally charged with driving drunk inflicting damage and driving with a blood-alcohol stage exceeding the authorized restrict of .08%.
Contreras is accused of getting a blood-alcohol stage of .15, practically twice the authorized restrict, on the time of the Sunday afternoon collision, in response to court docket information.
Contreras was behind the wheel of a Honda Accord that rear-ended a Mazda Protégé pushed by Dean Lyles of Orange at West Sycamore Avenue and North Most important Road, mentioned Sgt. Phil McMullin of the Orange Police Division.
Contreras was driving northbound at a excessive price of velocity on Most important Road about 4:20 p.m. when he crashed his Mazda into Lyles’ automotive, pushing it into El Camino Park, McMullin mentioned.
Lyles, who was additionally touring northbound, was trying to show left onto Sycamore Avenue when the crash occurred, McMullin mentioned.
He was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
Driver Dealing with Vehicular Manslaughter, DUI Fees in Deadly Crash in Orange was final modified: July twentieth, 2021 by
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