LANCASTER (CBSLA) — A man was sentenced on Wednesday to 15 years to life in state prison for a deadly crash from two years ago.
22-year-old Davion Murphy was convicted on three counts of second-degree murder after a January 2018 crash that killed three people.READ MORE: Hot Housing Market Driving Up Home Prices Across Southland
Murphy was driving a silver Lexus that struck a Subaru WRX on the driver’s side after he went through a red light.
A post-crash blood test showed that Murphy was under the influence of marijuana, prosecutors argued.READ MORE: California Will Keep Mask Mandate In Place Until June 15
The victims inside the Suburu were identified as 23-year-old Yovany Salazar Calzada, 26-year-old Rocio Perez Lopez and 61-year-old Virginia Martinez.
Murphy apologized to the families before his sentencing on Wednesday.
He had remained in jail since his November 2018 arrest.MORE NEWS: Family Of George Floyd Joins Family Of Anthony McClain, Of Pasadena, Who Was Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting
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