SANTA ANA -- A drunken driver was sentenced to 15 years in state prison Friday in connection with a 2010 crash that injured nine people, dragging a woman and her two-year-old daughter more than 50 feet along a street in Santa Ana.
Miguel Sandoval, 43, was driving his 1998 Chevy Suburban along the 1400 block of West McFadden on Sept. 6, 2010 when he hit a woman and her two-year-old daughter.
Witnesses said Sandoval was cutting across lanes before his vehicle jumped a curb and went onto the sidewalk.
The mother, identified as 23-year-old Gabriela F., and daughter were trapped under the SUV and dragged about 50 feet.
The car then hit seven other people.
Her mother suffered a broken leg and the 2-year-old sustained fractures and extensive burns.
Two other adults and another 2-year-old girl suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Sandoval was sentenced Friday on two felony count each of driving under the influence and two felony counts of mayhem.
Santa Ana Man Sentenced to 15 Years in 2010 DUI Crash
Nine people, including a 2-year-old girl were injured
We've upgraded our reader commenting system. Learn more about the new features.
The Baltimore Sun encourages civil dialogue related to our stories; you must register and log-in to our site in order to participate. We reserve the right to remove any user and to delete comments that violate our Terms of Service. By commenting, you agree to these terms. Please flag inappropriate comments.