SAN DIEGO, CA – According to ABC10 News, one woman was killed and another was arrested following a suspected DUI crash that took place in downtown San Diego overnight on Monday.
Authorities say the accident took place around 3:00 a.m. in the 1200 block of First Avenue, near the intersection of First Avenue and B Street. A driver of a 2003 Toyota sedan was reportedly speeding northbound on First Avenue when the vehicle struck a guardrail, causing the car to flip over.
A 26-year-old female passenger was ejected from the vehicle in the impact and pronounced dead at the scene. She was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.
The 24-year-old female driver was evaluated and arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving under the influence.
No other details have been released at this time. We will update this post as further information becomes available.
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