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CHP Identifies Victims Of DUI Related Double Fatal Crash In San Luis Obispo County

Posted on Monday, August 19, 2013 3:12pm


The CHP says a husband, and wife from Kern County were the two people killed in a DUI crash in San Luis Obispo County over the weekend.

Charles and Irene Massara were headed eastbound on Highway 46 near Shandon Saturday afternoon when a Jeep pulled out in front of their car.

The Bakersfield couple’s car smashed into the SUV, fatally injuring the two.

CHP investigators say the driver of the Jeep, Vincente Montes of Shandon, fled the scene.

They say the 38 year old Shandon man had been drinking.

He was found, and arrested a short time later on charges including vehicular manslaughter, felony DUI, and fatal hit and run.

A passenger in the Jeep who fled with Montes was also found, and arrested for being an accessory to a crime.


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