3 Killed in Crash on San Miguel Canyon Road
Hilda Valencia Flores Arrested for DUI in Fatal Prunedale Accident
Prunedale, CA (May 31, 2019) – Three people were killed in a DUI crash in Prunedale. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of May 31 on San Miguel Canyon Road.
Salinas resident Hilda Valencia Flores, 27, was arrested after colliding head-on with another car. Flores was intoxicated when she was driving the wrong way on San Miguel Canyon Road in a Chevy Malibu. She collided head-on with a Chevy HHR with four women inside.
Three of the women died at the accident scene. Flores and the driver of the HHR were taken to suffered major injuries and were taken to a local hospital.
Once released from the hospital, Flores will be booked into jail and charged with driving while under the influence of drugs and gross vehicular manslaughter. Bail has been set at $1 million.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victims.