Ferndale Woman Dies, Ismael Lopez Junior Arrested in DUI Crash Near Myrtle Avenue
Myrtletown, CA (December 17, 2020) – On Thursday, a female passenger died, while police arrested Ismael Lopez Jr in a DUI crash near Myrtle Avenue and Russell Lane.
Humboldt Bay Fire Department, City Ambulance, and CHP Officers responded to the scene at about 5 P.M.
When they arrived, they found a 2008 Nissan Altima that crashed with two parked vehicles.
Rescuers transported Lopez and his female passenger to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.
However, despite the life-saving efforts of fire, ambulance, and hospital personnel, the female passenger succumbed to her injuries at 02:36 A.M.
Meanwhile, the Humboldt County Coroner’s office withheld the deceased’s identification pending notification of next of kin.
Furthermore, authorities said alcohol and drugs were a factor in this accident.
They arrested Lopez for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, driving under the influence of alcohol resulting in injuries.
Moreover, the CHP continues to investigate the incident. Please contact the Humboldt Area CHP office at (707)822-5981 if you have further details about the incident.
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