Tuesday
September
30
2014
4:49 am
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 

Check out our archive of Dining Guides - Yum!

Stanford student alleged to have caused fatal crash still in hospital
October 09, 2013, 05:00 AM

A 24-year-old Stanford University student who allegedly caused a fatal crash in South San Francisco early Saturday morning remains in the hospital, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

Zachary Katz was arrested after he allegedly drove the wrong way onto southbound U.S. Highway 101 near Sierra Point Parkway and crashed into an SUV taxicab at around 3:50 a.m. Saturday, California Highway Patrol Officer Mike Ferguson said.

The taxi then veered across several lanes of traffic and was struck by a Mazda, Ferguson said.

A passenger in the taxi, 62-year-old Pedro Soldevila, of Puerto Rico, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the CHP.

The taxi driver and a second passenger were hospitalized with major injuries.

The driver of the Mazda was not hurt.

Katz was arrested on DUI-related charges and taken to San Francisco General Hospital with major injuries, Ferguson said.

The CHP is awaiting medical clearance from doctors to book him and turn the case over to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office, Ferguson said.

Katz is not likely to be released before the weekend, Ferguson said.

 

 

Tags: ferguson, highway,


Other stories from today:

 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Have you ever tried online dating?

Yes, love it
Yes, but no luck
Not yet
Never
Yes, but don't tell my significant other!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Police defend handling of protests in Hong Kong
HONG KONG — Police defended their use of tear gas and other methods to control the pro-democracy p..
Contracts to buy U.S. homes slide in August
WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting that real estate ..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2014 San Mateo Daily Journal
Half Moon Bay news