Gary Johnson Arrested Following DUI Crash, David Johnson Killed
Ferndale, CA (July 3, 2020)– Police arrested Gary Johnson for causing a deadly head-on collision on I-5 that killed David Johnson and injured Ilia Castrejon.
The tragic collision happened on July 1 in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 at Slater Road.
Troopers received multiple reports of a wrong-way driver at about 8:15 p.m. According to the report, the driver was in a silver Lexus going southbound in the northbound lanes.
Responders arrived at the scene and found the wreckage of the collision.
The Lexus driver collided into a Camry and as a result, the passenger in the Lexus, David Johnson, died.
Furthermore, the Lexus driver, Gary Johnson, was unconscious and was transported to the hospital. Authorities said that the driver was in a critical condition.
Moreover, the Camry driver, Ilia Castrejon, was brought to the hospital; however, the severity of her injuries is unclear at this time.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of David Johnson. We also hope for the speedy recovery of Ilia Castrejon.
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