• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

Suspected DUI driver arrested for Fullerton crash that killed passenger

Fullerton police arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of DUI after the car he was driving crashed and killed his passenger.

July 24, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Fullerton police arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of DUI after the car he was driving crashed and killed his passenger.

Authorities with the Fullerton Police Department said the crash happened Sunday morning at Malvern and Woods avenues.

Police said Justin Drake was speeding in a 2006 Mazda when he lost control at a curve in the road and struck a tree and a retaining wall.

His female passenger, whose name was not immediately released, was critically injured and transported to a hospital trauma center where she was later pronounced dead.

Drake was being treated at a hospital for injuries.

Drake is being held on charges of felony DUI and will be transferred to the Orange County Jail after he is medically cleared.


Load Comments