ORANGE (CBSLA.com) — Authorities have identified the man killed in a crash on the 57 Freeway early Saturday morning as a Midway City resident.
Eric Phan, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene of the two-vehicle crash at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, according to the coroner’s office.READ MORE: License Plate Recognition Cameras To Be Installed Around Melrose District
Phan was a passenger in a 2002 Jeep Liberty that was struck from behind by a 2014 BMW 320i, driven by Rebecca Munoz, 22, of Santa Ana, at 1:46 a.m., the California Highway Patrol said. After it was struck, the SUV went over a cement barrier and overturned on its roof onto the westbound on-ramp from The City Drive Its driver, Neil Raboy, 36, of Huntington Beach, suffered major head trauma and was taken to UCI Medical Center.READ MORE: Exclusive: Armed Robbers Hit Palisades Home During Holiday Party
Munoz, who was not injured, was booked on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, and held on $100,000 bail at the Women’s Central Jaul in Santa Ana.MORE NEWS: Barstow Firefighter Struck By Vehicle On I-15 Sunday, Listed In Critical Condition
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