Drunk driving accident leaves two dead, several injured

by bil | October 16th, 2007

The Mercury News reported that police have identified two women killed Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 101 in a California car accident. The women were passengers in a vehicle driven by a 29-year-old allegedly under the influence.

The California drunk driving victims were ejected from the vehicle after the driver lost control while speeding into a right turn and launched off an overpass onto the southbound lanes of the highway, where the car was struck by a Honda carrying a family of five. The driver was taken to Santa Barbara College Hospital to be treated for severe auto accident injuries, including head and internal trauma.

Four of the five passengers in the Honda suffered minor injuries from the drunk driving accident and were taken to College Hospital for treatment.

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