Wrong-Way Driver Suspected Of DUI In Crash That Killed Passenger On Hwy. 99

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SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13 ) – A wrong-way operator suspected of driving nether the power is facing felony charges aft helium crashed head-on into different conveyance overnight, sidesplitting 1 person.

Around 2:40 a.m. Thursday, Elk Grove constabulary were pursuing a stolen car that was reportedly being driven by the suspect, 34-year-old Jacob McPherson of Sacramento, connected Calvine Road eastbound of Power Inn Road. He reportedly drove onto southbound Highway 99 going the incorrect way, and that’s erstwhile officers called disconnected their chase, according to a connection from CHP – South Sacramento connected Facebook.

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Just minutes later, McPherson drove head-on into a car astatine the Stockton Boulevard on-ramp, officers say. The operator of the different conveyance was transported to a section infirmary with large non-life-threatening injuries.

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McPherson, on with the antheral rider successful his vehicle, was taken to a section infirmary with large injuries. The rider was aboriginal pronounced dormant astatine the hospital. Their individuality has not been released.

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Officers fishy McPherson was nether the power of a controlled substance astatine the clip of the crash.  He faces charges of felony DUI causing death, gross vehicular manslaughter, felony evading, possession of stolen property, and driving a stolen vehicle.

CBS13 Staff

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