CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say alcohol is a suspected factor in a fatal head-on collision in Cleveland.
Officers tell WEWS-TV (http://bit.ly/1fSfFu5) that 40-year-old Julio Cesar Vargas drove the wrong way on an exit ramp of Interstate 480 on the city’s west side and crashed into another car late Saturday night.
Police say the passenger of the car that Vargas hit was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. Police have not identified them.
Vargas was arrested on charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated vehicular assault.
Police say charges of drunken driving also are pending.
It’s unclear whether Vargas has an attorney.
Information from: WEWS-TV,