Grace Elizabeth Coleman Wiki – Grace Elizabeth Coleman Biography
Grace Elizabeth Coleman is a driver from California who arrest following a suspected DUI crash in Newport Beach that left a young couple dead and their three young children critically injured.
She is 22 years old.
The crash happened Tuesday night outside of Pelican Hill Resort. Tuesday’s crash occurred around 7:45 p.m. in the area of Newport Coast Drive and Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach police told the station. Police said a Range Rover, being driven by Coleman, struck a Nissan Versa in which the family was traveling.
Coleman, who has a prior conviction for driving under the influence, was booked on suspicion of murder, DUI causing bodily injury, and hit-and-run resulting in death, according to Heather Rangel, a spokeswoman for the Newport Beach Police Department.
The crash occurred as the family was on their way to pick up Saldana-Mejia’s belt and shoes from the Resort at Pelican Hill, where he worked as a houseman — to use for his second job.
The couple, identified as Henry Eduardo Saldana-Mejia, 27, and Gabriella Andrade, 28, of Santa Ana, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to reports.
The married couple’s children — ages 1, 3, and 5 – were in the back seat at the time of the crash. They were taken to a hospital in critical condition, FOX 11 reported.
A horrific crash in Newport Beach took the life of a young couple and injured their three children. https://t.co/L4mfJsEAQX
— FOX 11 Los Angeles (@FOXLA) December 10, 2020
Henrry Saldana, 27, needed his belt and shoes from the resort where he worked as a houseman, to use for his second job. He, his wife, Gabby Andrade, 28, and their three daughters ages 5, 3, and 1, were on Pelican Hill Road and Newport Coast Drive at about 7:45 pm, when a Range Rover collided with their Nissan Versa.
Hugo Gonzalez, who was waiting at the resort with Saldana’s clothes, says his best friend called him right after the accident.
Arrest and Charge
Coleman’s arrest was being held Tuesday night following a suspected DUI crash in Newport Beach. She was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired. She had a prior arrest for driving under the influence in August for which she was awaiting trial.
She faces multiple charges following a suspected DUI crash Tuesday, authorities say. Newport Beach Police say after the crash, Coleman tried to walk away but officers immediately found and arrested her. She’s in custody at the hospital, charged with homicide, hit and run, and DUI. Officers say she’s still awaiting trial on her first DUI that was in August.