CONCORD (CBS SF) — A man was has been arrested on suspicion of murder and DUI in connection with a crash that happened in March on state Highway 4 in Concord,
the California Highway Patrol said.

Jose Amaya-Rivera, 41, was arrested on suspicion of murder, two counts of felony DUI and driving with a suspended driver’s license for prior DUI and was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.

The arrest was in connection with a two-car crash that happened around 11:43 p.m. March 23 on eastbound Highway 4 just west of Willow Pass Road.

The crash caused major injuries to Amaya-Rivera, the driver of a Ford Escape, and the passengers in the Escape.

Amaya-Rivera and the two women passengers were taken to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.

One of the women died from her injuries March 30th. Amaya-Rivera remained under hospital care for his injuries. He was medically released from the hospital Saturday and was placed under arrest, according to the CHP.

Comments (2)
  1. Jose Amaya-Rivera sounds like another great Mexican product that is absolutely delightful and positive for our community.
    It is time to ship these illegal snotrags back to Mexico where they can drink their polluted water and eat the moldy burritos.

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