Dakota Posa Dead, Edgardo Sanchez Arrested in Wrong-Way DUI Collision on Stevens Creek Boulevard Near Maplewood Avenue
SANTA CLARA, CA (December 14, 2018) – A 24-year-old woman perished in a wrong-way DUI collision involving multiple vehicles on Stevens Creek Boulevard near Maplewood Avenue early Wednesday.
Reports say 34-year-old Edgardo Sanchez was driving a stolen white Honda Accord. Sanchez, who was accompanied by Dakota Posa of Santa Clara, was heading eastbound in the westbound lanes of Steven Creek Boulevard near Maplewood Avenue around 6:44 a.m. when their vehicle struck a westbound silver Toyota Prius and a westbound silver Honda.
Sanchez suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was hospitalized while Posa died after having suffered from severe injuries that day. The driver of the Toyota Prius was not injured but the 38-year-old man operating the silver Honda sustained minor injuries.
Sanchez was arrested on suspicion of auto theft, vehicular manslaughter, driving with a suspended license and being a felon in possession of pepper spray and violation of Post Release Community Supervision.
To the family and friends of Dakota Posa mourning this unimaginable loss, we’d like to send our sympathies and condolences to you all.
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