Lynn Nguyen Arrested in San Jose Hit-and-Run Crash
San Jose, CA (December 18, 2021)– On Thursday, 35-year-old Hillary Lopez of Fremont, dies, and officers arrested 71-year-old Lynn Nguyen, in a hit-and-run crash on Senter Road.
Investigating officers said Nguyen was fleeing the scene of a previous collision 1,500 feet away when her BMW rear-ended Lopez’s Toyota near Wool Creek.
Nguyen took off again after hitting Lopez’s vehicle. She continued northbound until her vehicle became completely inoperable.
Immediately, emergency rescuers took Lopez to a nearby hospital where she died.
She continued northbound until her vehicle became completely inoperable.
Later on, the authorities arrested Nguyen with charges of vehicular manslaughter and two counts of felony hit and run.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Hillary Lopez. May the bereaved find peace and strength in this time of grief.
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