A 36-year-old mother of three from Trabuco Canyon has been killed in a wrong-way crash in Mission Viejo, according to a news report.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department said that Ana Martinez was traveling north on Santa Margarita Parkway when she was hit by the driver of a Ford pickup going south in the northbound lanes. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities said they believe the pickup driver, William Carroll, 42, was intoxicated at the time of the crash. He suffered serious injuries and was taken to Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo. Carroll has a history of alcohol-related arrests, including a DUI conviction in 2008 and a public intoxication charge in 2010.
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