Escondido, CA

Suspected DUI Driver Kills Passenger

Unincorporated Escondido

On 11/24/2017 at approximately 2:25 AM, 22 year old Ambruno Emilio Francisco Domingo from Escondido was driving a 2007 Mazda 3 southbound on North Broadway, south of Paso Del Norte. 
Mr. Domingo veered to the right off the roadway and struck a tree.  A nearby resident heard the collision and drove to the scene.  The Good Samaritan resident located the involved vehicle with Mr. Domingo within it.  Mr. Domingo asked for a ride to the hospital due to his minor injuries.  The resident took him to Palomar Medical Center and returned to the scene.  CHP units responded to the hospital and contacted Mr. Domingo, while on unit went to the scene of the collision.  The Good Samaritan resident contacted CHP personnel and provided a more detailed statement, and was informed that there was a deceased passenger within the vehicle.  Mr. Domingo made no mention of the passenger to the Good Samaritan.
Mr. Domingo was treated for his injuries at Palomar Medical Center and arrested for Felony Gross Vehicular Manslaughter while intoxicated.  Mr. Domingo was booked into Vista Detention Facility. 
Due to the lack of traffic at this location, and the time in the evening minimal affect to roadway access occurred.
This incident remains under investigation.  Impairment is believed to be a factor regarding this incident.

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