1 Dead, 2 Injured After Suspected DUI Crash: Mission Valley

Ashley Maya, 21, arrested for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated after accident, according to CHP officials

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    One person died, two were injured and a woman was arrested after what's believed to be a alcohol-related crash in the Mission Valley area on Sunday morning.

    The accident happened when the driver of a Chevrolet HHR, identified as 21-year-old Ashley Maya, was headed northbound on State Route 163 onto the eastbound Interstate 8 just before 3:30 a.m., said a California Highway Patrol dispatcher.

    Maya went through the interchange at a high rate of speed and due to her intoxication level she couldn't control the vehicle, the dispatcher said.

    The car went off the left side of the road and overturned, ejecting two of the four people inside.

    One of the ejected passengers died and the other sustained major injuries, according to CHP officials. Another passenger was reportedly able to get out of the vehicle and sustained minor injuries.

    Maya was uninjured in the crash, but was taken to an area hospital for evaluation. She was later arrested for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and was set to be booked at the Las Colinas Detention Facility.