Meaghan York Killed, Joshua Austin Arrested for DUI Crash on Soledad Canyon Road in Santa Clarita


Meaghan York Killed, Joshua Austin Arrested for DUI Crash on Soledad Canyon Road in Santa Clarita
Meaghan York Killed, Joshua Austin Arrested for DUI Crash on Soledad Canyon Road in Santa ClaritaMeaghan York Killed, Joshua AustinArrested for DUI Crash on Soledad Canyon Road in Santa Clarita

Joshua Austin Arrested in DUI Crash that Killed Meaghan York in Santa Clarita

 
SANTA CLARITA, CA (February 13, 2019) –Monday night’s three-car accident at Soledad Canyon and Sand Canyon roads left one person dead, a second injured and a third person arrested for DUI.
 
Meaghan York, 21, of Canyon Country has been identified as the victim in this accident. York worked with children for the ministry at Real Life Church in Valencia and attended classes in child care at College of the Canyons.
 
Upon arrival, police determined that a Ford Ranger pickup, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Prius were involved in the crash.
 
Investigators believe 20-year-old Joshua Austin, of Santa Clarita, was traveling westbound on Soledad Canyon Road and failed to stop at the red light. His pickup truck crashed into the driver’s side of the Hyundai Elantra.
 
York, the driver of the Hyundai Elantra, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Toyota Prius was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
 
Austin was arrested early Tuesday, shortly after midnight, on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter while driving under the influence of alcohol, with gross negligence, a felony.
 
He is scheduled to appear in San Fernando Superior Court Thursday, according to information maintained by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Inmate Information Center. He remained in custody Wednesday at the Men’s Central Jail with bail set at $100,000.
 
SCV Sheriff’s Station Traffic Office detectives are investigating. Speed and driving under the influence of alcohol are being examined as possible factors that led to the fatal traffic collision.
 
Anyone with information regarding this collision can call Detective Cramer of the SCV Sheriff’s Station Traffic Office at 661-255-1121, ext. 5111. You can also submit information through L.A. CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by using the website, www. LACrimeStoppers.org.


To the family and friends grieving Meaghan York, our law firm would like to send our thoughts and sympathies to you.


At the Sweet Law Group, we know how to handle wrongful death and personal injury cases. You can have assurance in knowing that our trained litigators will fight aggressively until you acquire the compensation you deserve. We have led numerous families and have settled hundreds of cases. Our highly trained staff will go above and beyond in representing you and granting you justice and reformation. To prosecute the reckless driver for his or her unforgiving actions, call (800) 203-3061.
 

 

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