1 charged with vehicular homicide in Tuscaloosa

Diego Francisco Diego

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa police say a one-car accident left one person dead and another behind bars Sunday afternoon.

Tuscaloosa Police Department spokesman Sgt. Dale Phillips says the accident happened around 1 p.m. on the north end of the Hugh Thomas Bridge.

Phillips says the car was traveling northbound, lost control, hit a guardrail, came across the roadway and hit a concrete median.

The passenger, 47-year-old Lisandra Estrada Gonzalez, was killed in crash. The driver, 26-year-old Diego Francisco Diego,  was intoxicated, Phillips says.

Diego was charged with vehicular homicide and taken to the Tuscaloosa County Jail to be held on $10,000 bond.

2014 WIAT-TV CBS42

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s