A 28-year-old Santa Ana man has been arrested in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday in Westminster.
According to Commander Kevin McCormick of the WPD, arrested was Aristeo Nava-Soriano. He is charged with:
- driving under the influence and causing bodily injury
- driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content over .08 and causing bodily injury
- gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated
- driving without a driver’s license.
The incident took place in the 15500 block of Magnolia Street in which one motorist died at the scene. Nava-Soriano was taken to UCI Medical Center with injuries.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of his family. He was a 25-year-old resident of Santa Ana.
The investigation into the cause of the collision is continuing. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call Sgt. Anil Adam of the WPD at (714) 548-3770.
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