Criminal Charges Sought in Deadly Accident

April 26, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Clovis police are seeking criminal charges for the driver who caused a car crash that killed three people.The Jeep crashed into a Saturn on Shepherd near Villa Saturday night. Three people in the Saturn died in the crash.

Investigators say the twenty year old driver of the SUV was trying to avoid a dead cat in the road and over- corrected. Her vehicle jumped the median, and hit the Saturn in opposing traffic.

Clovis police are recommending she face three counts of vehicular manslaughter.