Accused Drunk Driver Facing Charges In Fatal Crash

The driver involved in the fatal car crash in Carmel Valley that killed a 61-year-old woman from Chula Vista is behind bars Thursday on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter, authorities said.

Anthony Perez Rodriguez, 30, was headed east in the 14100 block of Carmel Valley Road when his Fiat 500 veered into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on into a 1987 Chevrolet sedan shortly before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to San Diego police.

The victim, 61-year old Enid Mayer, was supposedly driving home after visiting her mother-in-law’s Tuesday night when Anthony Perez Rodriguez suddenly swerved into oncoming traffic, she soon died at the scene.

Rodriguez was not seriously injured and was booked into San Diego Central Jail, with bail set at $100,000.

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