POMONA (CBSLA) — The driver behind a deadly crash in Pomona last week has been charged with vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. A woman was killed when a suspected drunk driver slammed into a Pomona, Calif., home on Sept. 17, 2020.
According to prosecutors, 33-year-old Carmelino Ordonez lost control of his car Thursday night and crashed into a home on Hamilton Boulevard and Colony Drive.
According to investigators at the scene, Ordonez had been drinking alcohol before getting behind the wheel.
The victim, 59-year-old Yolanda Bozonier, died at the scene after being pinned under the vehicle for at least 20 minutes.