Man Sentenced to 15 Years For Wrong-Way Crash

6 years 7 months 6 days ago Saturday, March 10 2012 Mar 10, 2012 Saturday, March 10, 2012 7:39:00 PM CST March 10, 2012 in News
Source: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years for a drunken driving crash that killed a Belton woman and her 11-year-old daughter.
The Kansas City Star reported that Felix Solano-Gallardo was sentenced Friday.

He admitted in January he was driving the wrong way on Interstate 435 on July 4 when he crashed into a car carrying 44-year-old Diane Bronson and her daughter Anna.

Police say they think Solano-Gallardo had been driving the wrong way for at least 14 miles, and that he earlier ran a driver off Interstate 70 into a concrete median.
At least nine motorists called 911 that morning to report a wrong-way driver on the two interstate highways.


Solano-Gallardo also admitted that his blood-alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit that day.

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