Driver Charged With DWI After Concord Accident Splits Vehicle In Two, Kills Passengers

A fatal accident in Concord in which two people suffered fatal personal injuries on the night of November 6 was being investigated by the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

 

Troopers said that three people were in a vehicle that collided with a tree, rolled over, struck another tree, and split in two.

 

The accident took place shortly before 7 p.m. on Zion Church Road at Highway 49.

 

Investigators cited speed and alcohol as the main contributing factors.

 

The driver, 32-year-old Oscar Lopez Quiterio, was at Carolinas Medical Center. He was charged with DWI, reckless driving, driving without a license, and two counts of involuntary manslaughter.

 

Quiterio’s passengers, 33-year-old Otilio Chegues and 28-year-old Jorge Gonzalez, died in the crash.

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