Escambia Woman Arrested for DUI and Vehicle HomicideMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jun 23 2020 7:11 AM
On June 20, 2020, at approximately 1:36 a.m., Vehicle 1 was traveling westbound in the
eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 and was approaching mile marker 3. Vehicle 2 was traveling
eastbound in the inside lane on Interstate 10 and was approaching mile marker 3. Driver 2
observed vehicle 1 at the last moment and attempted to swerve into the outside lane of Interstate
10. The front-end of Vehicle 1 struck the front left corner of Vehicle 2. Vehicle 1 was facing a
westerly direction in the center median of Interstate 10 at final rest. Vehicle 2 was facing a
southern direction on the south shoulder of Interstate 10 at final rest.
Driver 2 succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene. A Passenger of
Vehicle 2 was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital with serious injuries.
On June 22, 2020, Ms. King was arrested and booked into the Escambia County Jail for DUI
Manslaughter, DUI serious bodily injury, and Vehicle homicide. Arrested: Theresa B. King