A 31-year-old woman faces a charge of intoxication manslaughter in the wrong-way crash death of a Dallas police officer, police officials announced Friday.
Mayra Rebollar was named as the suspect, according to a police news release, in the wrong-way crash that killed Officer Jacob Arellano late Tuesday night in southwest Dallas.
Rebollar was released from the hospital after being treated for her injuries and then booked into the Dallas County jail on Monday, Oct. 17.
Officer Arellano, 25, has been a member of the Dallas Police Department since June of 2019. He was assigned to Northwest Patrol Division, 1st watch.
Mass and visitation for Police Officer Jacob Isaiah Arellano, #11729, will be held at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Richardson, Texas. Dallas Police Department Honors will be rendered at the end of the service.
Officer Arellano is survived by his parents, girlfriend and infant child. Officer Arellano is also survived by his brother, also a Dallas Police Officer.
Source: WFAA, ABC News
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Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia confirms that Officer Jacob Arellano died this morning as a result of his injuries in a head on collision Tuesday night. Arellano was struck by a wrong way driver just before midnight while on his way to work in southern Dallas.
The crash happened at the Spur at West Kiest Boulevard. Police said the wrong-way driver hit the front left side of the officer's SUV, forcing it to go into the right lane and get hit by a tractor-trailer. The SUV rolled several times before stopping on the right shoulder of Spur 408.
The wrong-way driver was also hospitalized in critical condition. The tractor-trailer driver wasn't hurt.