3 Women Returning from Baby Shower Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver in California: Police

One of the women killed, Yesenia Olaez, was also reportedly in the process of adopting her 11-year-old nephew

<p>GoFundMe; Alejandra Olaez/Facebook</p> Yesenia Olaez, Lorena Morales and Alejandra Olaez

GoFundMe; Alejandra Olaez/Facebook

Yesenia Olaez, Lorena Morales and Alejandra Olaez

Three women have died after their car collided with an alleged drunk driver in California.

Alejandra Olaez, 33, her sister-in-law Yesenia Olaez, 33, and family friend, Lorena Morales, 58, were killed on Saturday in Pomona, according to a release from the Pomona Police Department.

The statement added that officers attended the scene of a two-vehicle collision at 10:59 PM on Saturday, where “all involved parties were moderately to severely injured.”

“Pomona PD officers and LA County Fire Department personnel treated the parties on-scene, unfortunately 2 passengers succumbed to their injuries at the scene,” the police statement continued.

“3 other people from one of the vehicles were transported to a nearby hospital where one of the involved drivers unfortunately succumbed to their injuries and passed away.”

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<p>ABC7</p> Tributes paid after Lorena Morales, Alejandra Olaez, and Ysenia Ochoa were killed in a crash in Pomona


Tributes paid after Lorena Morales, Alejandra Olaez, and Ysenia Ochoa were killed in a crash in Pomona

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The driver of the other car, who was the only occupant of an SUV, was identified as Victor Siharath, 36. It was determined by officers at the scene that he had been driving while impaired and he was then arrested for felony DUI, added the police statement.

According to ABC7, the three victims had been returning from Morales' granddaughter's baby shower in Moreno Valley, when the incident occurred.

Marolaes had been driving the car with her husband, Juan Garcia, in the front passenger seat when the crash took place, the outlet added.

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Garcia was transported to a hospital in critical condition, while Alejandra’s 12-year-old daughter Naomi was also taken to hospital and placed in the intensive-care unit, continued ABC7.

Alejandra’s sister-in-law Yesenia was also in the process of adopting her 11-year-old nephew, according to ABC7.

"She was a loving mother," Yesenia's nephew Brian Gonzalez said at a vigil on Sunday per the outlet. "I feel like her time was way too short. Although I do know she died peacefully and she died loving me. I wanted her to see me grow up."

“There’s nothing more I could say in regards to her,” Blanca Gonzalez said of her sister to KTLA 5. “She was the best sister… and the best person in our family.”

GoFundMe pages have been set up for all three women, Yesenia Olaez, Lorena Morales, Alejandra Olaez, who lost their lives.

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