Suspected DUI Crash near Grant Line Road Kills Elk Grove Man
SACRAMENTO, CA (August 11, 2022) – Early Tuesday morning, a rollover crash near Sheldon Lake Drive claimed the life of Gerard Martin Aguilar.
The incident happened on August 9th, just before 2:30 a.m. in the area of Sheldon Lake Drive and Grant Line Road.
According to reports, Aguilar, in a 2021 Honda Civic, was speeding along Sunrise Boulevard and failed to negotiate a curve. The car rolled down a drainage ditch and overturned several times, ejecting the passenger, a 21-year-old woman. The Civic then crashed through a wood fence, before striking a parked vehicle and coming to rest in a vacant lot.
Upon arrival, emergency crews extricated Aguilar from the wreck and treated the passenger for critical injuries. Medics then transported them to a local hospital for further treatment. However, due to the extent of his injuries, the driver later died at the hospital.
The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of Gerard Martin Aguilar. May you find strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.
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