Deputies arrested a 24-year-old man on Friday for a crash that killed three folks in Palm Desert final yr. He’s dealing with three counts of murder, in line with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Division.
The sheriff’s division’s month-long investigation revealed Ricardo Meza, of Palm Desert, was driving over 100 miles per hour in a Honda Accord before he collided with a Nissan Sentra attempting to make a left activate Fred Waring and Adonis drives round 7:15 p.m. on Dec. 28. The division beforehand stated he had been driving at a excessive fee of velocity.
Abel Alvarado, Yolanda Alvarado and Elena Morron died on the scene. Meza, who was the one occupant in his automobile, was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening accidents.
Deputies arrested Meza on the 67-000 block of Dillon Street in Desert Scorching Springs, and he was booked into the John Benoit Detention Heart, the division stated. The division stated Meza has beforehand been convicted for a velocity contest round two miles from the fatal crash on Fred Waring Drive.
Jail information present he’s scheduled to look on the Larson Justice Heart at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Ani Gasparyan covers the western Coachella Valley cities of Desert Scorching Springs and Cathedral Metropolis. Attain her at [email protected].
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