Husband and Wife Killed, King Vanga Arrested for DUI in Atwater Crash
Atwater, CA (June 27, 2021)– On Friday, Pamela and Jose Juarez, both from Merced, died, while police arrested 20-year-old King Vanga, of Atwater, in Santa Fe Drive DUI crash.
The accident happened at the intersection of Spaceport Entry.
Apparently, the woman was westbound in a 2012 Honda when her vehicle was rear-ended by a 2012 Lexus ES350, driven by Vanga.
The crash made the Honda to spin out in the eastbound lanes and the vehicle became engulfed in fire. The woman and her passenger were trapped in the vehicle.
The authorities pronounced the driver and passenger dead at the scene. Their identities have not been released, pending notification of next-of-kin.
On the other hand, the Lexus to drifted northwest. Then, it crashed into a chain-link fence and overturned.
Vanga incurred moderate injuries.
Meanwhile, officers said Vanga was under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs during the accident. They booked him in the Merced County Jail on suspicion of felony DUI and vehicle manslaughter.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the two deceased. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
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