Man headed to prison for car crash which killed one, seriously injured second in Ventura County
Driver gets five plus years sentence for June, 2021 crash in Ventura.
A Ventura County man is headed to prison for an alcohol-related car crash which killed one of his teenage passengers, and seriously injured a second.
It happened in June of last year. Nelson Manuel Rivas was driving on Highway 101 near Ventura when he lost control of the car, and crashed.
The 23-year-old Oxnard man pled guilty to felony gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, as well as other charges. He was sentenced to five years and eight months in state prison.