Woman Arrested for DUI After Fatal Accident in Sutter County

Sutter County, California – The collision between a 2021 Honda Accord and a 2012 Mazda 3 shook the tranquility of South George Washington Boulevard on Saturday, January 27, 2024.

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatal accident in Sutter County that occurred around 4 p.m. near George Washington Boulevard, just south of Lincoln Road.

The driver of the Honda, a 38-year-old woman, was traveling north on the aforementioned roadway, while the other driver, a 35-year-old woman, was traveling in the opposite direction. The passenger in the Mazda 3, a 54-year-old woman from Roseville, tragically lost her life at the scene of the accident, as reported by the CHP.

Following the fatal collision, the driver of the Mazda 3 was arrested by authorities. She faces charges of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, as well as felony DUI causing injury. The woman was transported and booked into a Sutter County jail, where she will face the appropriate legal proceedings.

This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the dangers associated with driving under the influence of alcohol. Road safety is everyone’s responsibility, and it is crucial to avoid situations that endanger our lives and those of others.

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