Tuuika Salt Arrested, Tapaita Stovall Killed in DUI Crash on Santa Inez Avenue [San Mateo, CA]
SAN MATEO, CA (September 29, 2021) – Sunday night, authorities arrested Tuuika Salt following a deadly DUI crash on Santa Inez Avenue.
The incident involving three vehicles occurred at about 5:02 p.m. Moreover, it occurred in the area of E. Santa Inez Avenue and N. Humboldt Street.
Afterward, authorities detained 24-year-old Tuuika Salt from San Mateo. His blood alcohol content went over two and a half times the legal limit.
On the other hand, responders took a passenger in Salt’s car to a trauma center for treatment. However, the passenger succumbed to their injuries on Monday. Authorities identified the decedent as 40-year-old Tapaita Stovall.
At this time, Tuuika Salt has gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving under the influence causing great bodily injury charges.
“Not only is it dangerous and irresponsible, impaired driving causes too many senseless tragedies,” police said in a statement.
With heavy hearts, Sweet Lawyers sends our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Tapaita Stovall.
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Filing a wrongful death claim after the crash on Santa Inez Avenue will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
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