26-Year-Old Woman Killed in Single-Vehicle DUI Accident near B Street

SAN DIEGO, CA (February 17, 2023) – Early Monday, a female passenger was killed and a driver was arrested after a DUI crash on First Avenue.

Police responded to the scene around 3:00 a.m., in the 1200 block of First Avenue near B Street on February 6th.

Per reports, the 24-year-old female driver of a 2003 Toyota was heading north at a high rate of speed. Suddenly, she crashed into a guard rail abutment near the Civic Center Parkade ramp.

Upon impact, the Toyota overturned and ejected a female passenger from the vehicle onto the road. Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the 26-year-old woman at the scene due to head trauma.

During preliminary investigations, officers determined that the driver was impaired. As a result, officers took her into custody with DUI related charges.

Investigators also say that the female passenger was not wearing a seat belt at the time. Once available, further details will be provided about the DUI crash on First Avenue.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased woman. May you find comfort and strength through the memories of your loved one.

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