Man Arrested after Fatal DUI Crash at Decker and Cajalco Road

MEAD VALLEY, CA (April 4, 2022)  A DUI collision along Decker Road claimed the life of 24-year-old  Miracle Jackson, Sunday afternoon.

The fatal accident happened around 3:40 p.m. on March 27. Emergency crews responded to the scene near the intersection of Decker and Cajalco Road.

Officers immediately located a suspected drunk driver in the area. Authorities followed the suspect and shortly after, the driver hit a pedestrian in the intersection. In addition, the suspect also crashed head-on into another vehicle.

Paramedics declared the pedestrian dead at the scene. California Highway Patrol officers later identified the victim as 24-year-old Jackson, of Hemet.

Eventually, officials arrested the driver, 26-year-old Juan Diego on suspicion of DUI among other charges. Police later found out that Diego had prior felony charges.

Mead Valley police did not release any additional information at this time but will release updates once available. At this time, an active investigation is currently underway.


In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of Miracle Jackson.


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