DUI Crash at 140 mph Results in Fatality

An arrest report reveals that in a fatal DUI crash, a man was allegedly driving at a speed of 140mph, over triple the speed limit. The accident, which occurred last week, critically injured the man’s passenger and resulted in the death of a 38-year-old man. The tragic incident took place near Las Vegas Boulevard and Walnut Road on March 22.

The police investigation found that a speeding 2017 Dodge Challenger crashed into a red 2014 Hyundai Accent, causing the Hyundai to split into two and killing its driver, Luciano Chavez Y Chavez. The 29-year-old passenger in the Dodge Challenger suffered life-threatening injuries, including a broken femur, and had to be extricated mechanically from the car by the fire department.

The driver of the Dodge, identified as 28-year-old Charlie Hernandez, was uninjured but failed a field sobriety test at the scene. Even though he was not injured, due to the severity of the accident, he was taken to the hospital for a medical examination and later arrested. According to the arrest report, Hernandez told officers that he had been drinking at a friend’s house and could not remember many details of the events leading up to the crash.

Further analysis of the crash data showed that the Dodge was traveling at 140mph before the collision in a zone where the speed limit was 45mph. Court records indicate that Hernandez was later released on a $50,000 bond and is prohibited from driving a vehicle, with alcohol monitoring in place. He is due to appear in court again on May 28.

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