Alleged DUI Crash Outside Mesa Leads To Murder Charges

A suspected DUI driver has been arrested on the charge of second-degree murder after her vehicle collided with another on Sunday, November 22nd.

According to the report filed by Ayano Nagaishi, which appeared on the AZ Central website, 24-year-old Deanndra Oymay Woo of Mesa, Arizona, was arrested on the charges of DUI and second-degree murder.

According to court documents, at approximately 2:00 a.m. DPS received a report of a two-vehicle collision on the eastbound 60 near the 180 milepost just outside of Mesa.

The crash involved a Hyundai Tucson and a Hyundai Sonata. An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper responding to the crash arrived at the accident site and declared the driver of the Sonata dead at the scene.

The identity of the other driver was not immediately released pending notification of family members.

The DPS trooper noted that Woo displayed several indicators of alcohol intoxication such as red eyes, unsteady gait and a strong scent of alcohol.

According to the arrest report, Woo admitted to the DPS trooper that she had a beer and a cocktail before the fatal crash.  Several field sobriety tests were conducted on Woo. A Breathalyzer test was administered indicating a blood alcohol level of 0.115% – which is higher than the legal limit of 0.08%.


Related Frequently Asked Questions

  • 26 Jul 2019
    Who is Liable for a Car Accident in a Construction Zone in Phoenix, AZ?
    Construction zones in Phoenix, AZ can be a hazard to drivers. In 2015, there were more than 96,000 crashes in work zones across the country. If you went through a construction zone as you were driving, you know that it can become tricky to follow all the traffic laws while navigating detours, uneven surfaces,
  • 07 Jan 2019
    What Kind of Timeline Should I Expect for My Car Accident Case?
    The first step in filing a car accident case is to schedule a free case evaluation. This should happen after you have reported the accident and called for medical help. If you receive any medical care during this time, be sure to document everything. These medical records will be important to your car acciden

Related Blog Posts

  • 02 May 2016
    Couple Sues Snapchat for Car Accident
    Couple Sues Snapchat for Car Accident The new social media app Snapchat is all the hype right now… It’s an app that allows you to snap a photo or video what you’re doing and send it to friends. The content then disappears after 24 hours… whoa… magic! (more…)
  • 31 Aug 2018
    Car Accidents and Senior Drivers: A Hard Look at the Facts
    Car Accidents and Senior Drivers:A Hard Look at the Facts Feel a pang of worry every time Grandma or Granddad gets behind the wheel? It’s understandable. Senior drivers make up 18 percent of all traffic fatalities, and, except for teen drivers, senior drivers have the highest fatality rate per mile d

Get Your Free Case Evaluation

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury, or worse... we are here to help.
Please don't hesitate to reach out.

Zanes Law Logo
Click to call
x

Get Your Free Case Evaluation

By submitting this form I agree to the Terms of Use