The Nevada Highway Patrol has identified a DUI suspect who caused a wrong-way crash that killed two people on the morning of May 29th on U.S. 95.
Las Vegas resident, Juan Cruz-Mexia, 26, faces two counts of DUI resulting in death, along with a misdemeanor citation for driving the wrong way.
According to police, Cruz-Mexia suffered “serious injuries” in the wreck and is being held at University Medical Center.
The victims in the crash were Rodolfo Robledo-Aguilar, 42, and Porfirio Robledo Gonzalez, 71.
The wreck was first reported around 8:10 a.m. on the northbound lanes of the U.S. 95 freeway near the Rancho Drive exit.
According to police, Cruz-Mexia was traveling the wrong way in his Chevrolet Silverado when he struck the victim’s pickup truck head-on.
The Silverado then went on to strike another vehicle and caught fire. A fourth vehicle then hit the truck again in the rear.
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