One man was killed in this 4-vehicle crash. Another man was arrested. He was injured, and 2 others were also injured.
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Time: About 10:30 in the morning
City / County / State: University City, San Diego, California
Address: Intersection of La Jolla Village Drive and Genesee Avenue
1. George Matteson was 77 and lived in Pacific Beach, California.
1. Soranun Booppanon, who is also the suspect in this accident, is 39 and from Rancho Penasquitos, California. He sustained minor injuries.
2. The driver of an Audi also suffered minor injuries.
3. A passenger in Matteson’s vehicle was seriously injured.
Police believe that Booppanon ran a red light, causing a collision with Matteson’s vehicle in the intersection. He also hit two other vehicles (the Audi and a pickup). Police also believe that Booppanon was high on some type of drug.
There didn’t appear to be formal charges at the time of the report. But an arrest was made on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and vehicular manslaughter.
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