The Sunnyvale man arrested Saturday for an accident that killed three family members was on probation and now faces vehicular manslaughter charges.
Blood drawn from Denis Pereirade Macedo, 28, two hours after Saturday’s crash showed a blood alcohol level of .18, which is more than twice the legal limit, according to a Mercury News report. Macedo was arraigned in San Mateo Superior Court where a prosecutor said Macedo was on probation for a DUI in Santa Clara County, and that the suspect
Macedo allegedly sped away from an earlier hit-and-run accident before he slammed into the car of Daly City residents Josefa Osorio Acevedo, 50; Amado Osorio Acevedo, 23; and Josue Osorio, 15. A fourth passenger, whose name has not been released, is in critical condition.
Police reported that Macedo spent several hours at a Daly City pizzeria where alcohol is served following an earlier soccer game. He then side-swiped a car and sped off before hitting the Toyota Camry the Acevedo family was in while making a u-turn on Eastmoor Avenue in Daly City.
Counts filed against Macedoe include three counts of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, two drunken driving counts and a misdemeanor hit and run charge for the minor accident that preceded the fatal crash, according to the Merc.
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