Edgar Morales Arrested for Causing Nipomo DUI Crash

Nipomo, CA (December 1, 2018) – A woman was killed in wrong-way crash in Nipomo. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of December 1 on Thompson Avenue.

Santa Maria resident Edgar Morales, 23, was driving a Honda Accord north in the southbound lane of Thompson Road. The Honda hit a BMW X5 head on.

The driver of the BMW, Santa Maria resident Maricela Marquez, 55, suffered minor injuries. A passenger in the BMW, Maria Medina, 82, was killed.

Morales suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital. Intoxication is believed to be a factor in the crash. Morales was later placed under arrest.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Maria Medina.

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