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Anaheim drunken-driving crash: 3 pedestrians killed

Law enforcement officers are shown at the scene of a fatal drunken-driving crash on the 100 block of South Western Avenue in Anaheim on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013.
February 10, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Anaheim police are looking into a suspected drunken-driving crash that left three women dead.

The incident happened at about 11 p.m. Saturday on the 100 block of South Western Avenue.

Police say the driver of a red Honda Civic struck the victims, Carmen Mendoza, her daughter Sheyla Mendoza and her niece Stephanie Henriquez, who were not in a crosswalk. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the other two died at a hospital.

The driver and passenger stayed at the scene. They were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

A memorial fund has been set up for the victims at:

Schools First Federal Credit Union
PO Box 11547
Santa Ana, CA 92711

Chair 72
Transit Number: 322282001
Description: Carmen, Sheyla, Stephanie MEM
Account Number: 400415614726


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