Frank Shoat Arrested after Deadly DUI Pedestrian Accident at Convoy Street and Othello Avenue in Kearny Mesa

Frank Shoat Arrested after Kearny Mesa Crash at Convoy Street and Othello Avenue

Kearny Mesa, California (June 11, 2022) – Authorities arrested a driver for DUI after a crash that left a pedestrian dead on Thursday morning in Kearny Mesa.

According to the authorities, Frank William Shoat, 39, was driving a Tesla westbound on Othello Avenue when he ran a red light at the intersection of Convoy Street and hit a dip.


Frank Shoat Arrested after Kearny Mesa Crash at Convoy Street and Othello Avenue


The Tesla became airborne and it struck a woman who was walking southbound on Convoy. The vehicle also collided with a tree and a traffic sign, before coming to a rest on a small embankment.

The woman, identified as Cassandra May, 40, suffered critical injuries and was rushed to a hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.

Shoat was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs.

Authorities are conducting an investigation into the incident.

ORIGINAL STORY

Kearny Mesa, California (June 9, 2022) – A woman was fatally hit by a vehicle in Kearny Mesa on Tuesday morning, according to authorities.

The collision happened at Convoy Street and Othello Avenue when a Tesla heading west on Othello ran a red light at the intersection.

The Tesla hit a dip, and the impact sent the car flying into a woman who was walking southbound on Convoy.

It eventually came to a rest on a small embankment along the intersection.

The woman, a 40-year-old, suffered critical injuries and was rushed to a hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased.

The driver of the Tesla, a 39-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.


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