18-Year-Old Passenger Killed in Solo-Car DUI Accident on South Linden Avenue

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 16, 2022) – Saturday, Salvador Guillen Avila was killed and Angel De Jesus Castro was arrested after a DUI crash.

The incident occurred around 11:40 p.m., on South Linden Avenue on November 12th.

Investigators say Castro was driving a vehicle when he lost control and sideswiped a telephone pole. He then continued to drive before striking another telephone pole.

About an hour after the collision, medics pronounced 18-year-old Avila dead due to the extent of injuries sustained.

Following preliminary duties, officers arrested 18-year-old Castro and booked him into the San Mateo County jail. He currently faces vehicular manslaughter and other DUI related charges.

In addition, the loved ones of Avila set up a GoFundMe page to help with costs during this time.

The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Salvador Guillen Avila. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

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