Police Arrest 29-Year-Ol Carina Fuentes Chavez on South El Camino Real DUI Crash
San Mateo, CA (March 03, 2021) – On Monday, police arrested 29-year-old Carina Fuentes Chavez in a fatal pedestrian-DUI crash on South El Camino Real.
The fatal accident took place at about 9:45 p.m. on the 100 block area.
Chavez was driving a Honda when she struck a pedestrian crossing the street. Responders immediately took the victim to a local hospital but later succumbed to crash injuries.
Furthermore, officers said Chavez showed objective signs of alcohol intoxication.
For this reason, authorities arrested her for driving while intoxicated and booked her into Maguire Correctional Facility.
Meanwhile, officers said anybody with knowledge of the fatal accident can submit an anonymous tip at 1-800-547-2700.
Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the deceased. Our hearts are with you through these difficult times.
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