The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has charged Manuel Salasrodriguez (Age 21 of Perris) with vehicular manslaughter in Colton.


On December 13, 2019, at about 3:27 pm, officers from the Colton Police Department responded to Riverside Avenue and Key Street in Colton, regarding a traffic collision. One of the drivers succumbed to his injuries.

After reviewing this case, our office has charged Mr. Salasrodriguez with violating the following section of the California Penal Code:

Penal Code Section 191.5(a) – Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated (Felony)
Gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated is the unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought, in the driving of a vehicle, where the driving was in violation of Section 23140, 23152, or 23153 of the Vehicle Code, and the killing was either the proximate result of the commission of an unlawful act, not amounting to a felony, and with gross negligence, or the proximate result of the commission of a lawful act that might produce death, in an unlawful manner, and with gross negligence.


DA Case Number: 2020-00-0047781
Court Case Number: FSB21000481
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