Maria Flores Soto and Son Killed in DUI Crash on State Route 20 [Sutter County, CA]

Maria Flores Soto and Son Killed in DUI Crash on State Route 20 [Sutter County, CA]

Sutter County Collision Kills 16-Month-Old Andres Ambriz

Sutter County, CA (February 22, 2023) – On Monday night, Maria Flores Soto, 25, and her 16-month-old son, Andres Ambriz, were killed in a DUI crash on State Route 20.

The fatal collision took place at about 10:10 p.m. east of Acacia Avenue.

Witnesses said a Chevrolet 3500 pickup truck driven by Francisco Jauregui, 43, was eastbound on the highway. He drove over the lines and crashed head-on with a Chevrolet Trailblazer.

The woman driving the Trailblazer, Maria Flores Soto, and her son Andres Ambriz, died.

Moreover, a 15-year-old passenger sustained major injuries and was rushed to a hospital.

The CHP said Jauregui attempted to run from the scene. Officers said he was found to be 2.5x over the legal limit at the scene.

Later on, the authorities arrested Francisco Jauregui on suspicion of DUI causing injury or death, two counts of vehicular manslaughter, attempting to leave the scene of an injury crash, and two counts of child endangerment.

Meanwhile, please call Officer Tatum at 530-674-5141 for more details about the Sutter County collision.


Our team of legal experts here at Sweet Lawyers would like to send our condolences to the family and friends of Maria Flores Soto and Andres Ambriz. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


We Can Help You With A Wrongful Death Claim

The crushing grief that comes with mourning an unexpected loss is not easy to bear alone. Indeed, the aftermath of the DUI crash on State Route 20 can feel overpowering.

Turning to an experienced attorney who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is the most helpful response to a fatal collision.

Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.

These people are related to or depend financially on the victim. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:

  • Surviving spouses
  • Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership)
  • Children of the deceased
  • Financial dependents, parents, and minors under the care of the deceased
  • Personal representatives

To the family of Maria Flores Soto and Andres Ambriz, our hotline is (800) 674 7852. You may call us anytime.

With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers attorneys can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.

You may also click on this link and chat with our online professionals.

Our legal professionals are willing to discuss how a legal case can help you with the devastating aftermath of the Sutter County collision.

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