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Costa Mesa Police Department
Tuesday May 1st, 2018 :: 04:06 p.m. PDT

Advisory

Drunken driver arrested after three-car traffic collision left one dead

DRUNKEN DRIVER ARRESTED AFTER THREE-CAR TRAFFIC COLLISION LEFT ONE DEAD

COSTA MESA, Calif. – The Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) arrested a drunken driver today after a three-car traffic collision left one man dead.

At approximately 12:23 a.m., CMPD officers responded to Mesa Drive and Santa Ana Avenue regarding a traffic collision involving three vehicles. One of the drivers, 23-year-old Tustin resident Enrique Orlando Marquez, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another driver, Kimberly Rene Martin, 24, Costa Mesa, was arrested for DUI. She was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life-threating injuries.

A third driver was uninjured.

The Costa Mesa Police Major Accident Investigation Team was activated at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing and at this time we are not releasing further information about the collision. Anyone with additional information about the fatal traffic collision is encouraged to contact CMPD Traffic Investigator Darren Wood at (714) 754-5264, reference DR#18-5905.

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Costa Mesa Police Department
99 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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