Watsonville, CA…The driver of a BMW was traveling southbound SR-1, south of Airport Boulevard. The driver of a Nissan was traveling wrong way on southbound SR-1, driving northbound in the southbound lanes, north of Main Street. The Nissan collided head on with the BMW causing the Nissan to come to rest blocking the #3 lane of southbound SR-1. The BMW came to rest off the west should of southbound SR-1 with its rear resting on the guardrail.
The right front passenger of the BMW was pronounces deceased at the scene. The driver of the BMW suffered minor injuries and was transported by ground ambulance to Natividad Medical Center.
The driver, Johanna Mayapuga, was arrested for Felony DUI – Alcohol and was transported to Natividad Medical Center for moderate injuries.
This collision is still under investigation. Fatal Victim information is releasable through the Santa Cruz County Sheriff Coroner’s office.