Debra Barber Killed in Deadly Lancaster DUI Car Accident
Lancaster, CA (November 27, 2020) – On Thursday, 65-year-old Debra Barber died, while her three passengers were hospitalized after a DUI crash on 20th Street East and Avenue J-8.
The sequence of events started at 7:21 p.m. on Sierra Highway and Avenue J.
Apparently, a woman driver crashed into a vehicle, and immediately fled the scene.
No one from the crashed vehicle was injured. However, the driver followed her and called the sheriff’s department.
Then, the woman missed a red light at 20th Street East and Avenue J-8 and broad-sided another vehicle.
The authorities pronounced Barber, the driver of the broad-sided vehicle, dead at the scene.
Rescuers transported her three passengers to a hospital near Lancaster.
The front-seat passenger sustained major head trauma and is in critical condition. Also, the two back-seat passengers suffered head injuries and are in serious but stable condition.
Meanwhile, the hit-and-run driver incurred minor injuries. Police arrested her on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the family and friends of Debra Barber. Similarly, we wish the injured parties a fast recovery from their injuries.
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