26-Year-Old Woman Killed, Multiple Injured in Head-On Collision near Grimmer Road

WATSONVILLE, CA (March 8, 2023) – Saturday, Breanna Romero was killed and Angelica Varon was arrested after a DUI collision on Holohan Road.

The fatal incident happened around 10:22 p.m., near Grimmer Road. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after.

Investigators said a southbound 2007 Volvo XC 90 crossed the double yellow lines and collided head-on with a 2015 Hyundai Elantra heading north on Holohan.

The 26-year-old driver of the Hyundai, Romero, sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. Her passenger sustained major injuries and was taken to Nativad Hospital in Salinas.

In addition, the passenger inside the other vehicle was transported to Watsonville Community Hospital with serious injuries.

Following preliminary duties, police arrested 38-year-old Angelica Varon of Watsonville for driving under the influence. Varon was also transported to Natividad Hospital with serious injuries.

The family of Romero also started a GoFundMe page to help with the funeral expenses. Once available, further details will be provided.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Breanna Romero.

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