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Arrest Made in Fatal Oct. 20 Rancho California Road Crash

Christopher Bostic, 45, of Temecula, was booked on suspicion of two counts of felony vehicular manslaughter in the Oct. 20 crash that killed an elderly couple from Yorba Linda.

An arrest has been made in a Temecula crash that left an elderly couple dead.

Christopher Keith Bostic, 45, of Temecula, was arrested Sunday at Loma Linda University Medical Center on suspicion of two counts of felony vehicular manslaughter and one count of felony hit and run causing injuries in the Oct. 20 crash, a sheriff's official said Monday.

Amar Jain, 74, and Cheryl Jain, 66, of Yorba Linda were both pronounced dead at the scene of the Oct. 20 crash at Rancho California Road and Jefferson Avenue.

Bostic, who suffered major injuries in the crash, was transported Sunday from LLUMC in Loma Linda to the Riverside County Regional Medical Center jail ward, Temecula police Sgt. John Magnan said Monday in a news release.

Bostic was being held on $140,000 bail, jail records showed.

At about 3 p.m. Oct. 20, Bostic was allegedly driving a 2006 Hyundai westbound on Rancho California when he is suspected of entering the intersection at Jefferson against a red light, Magnan said.

Bostic allegedly struck a 2008 Hondra CRV driven by the Jains, who were making a left-hand turn to travel east on Rancho California, Magnan said.

The Hyundai and the Honda CRV were found resting on their wheels in the eastbound lanes of Rancho California Road, Magnan said. 

"This investigation is still ongoing and alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to have been a factor in this collision," Magnan said. 

Anyone with information that would assist the officers investigating this collision was encouraged to call the Temecula Police Department's Traffic Division at 951-696-3000.

Timber November 08, 2012 at 07:37 AM
On the blind side, said- 'Should be MURDER!!!!!' 'He committed a deliberate act' 'Anytime you behave like he DID, you are intending to cause harm!!!' ================================== Like this guy: http://www.wral.com/news/local/story/7554042/ Raleigh police cited an officer for running a red light before a wreck in downtown Raleigh Wednesday. ====================================== On the blind side, said- 'I hope that I get picked for jury duty. HANG EM HIGH!!!!' ================================== I sure you will --- go get 'em tiger............
Gandhi November 08, 2012 at 08:10 AM
You're pretty "typical" too right side, for YOUR type. lol
Gandhi November 08, 2012 at 08:16 AM
I have never in 30 years of driving run a red light, believe what you choose to. Never judge others by your actions. Some of us actually do take responsibility for everything we do every day, believe it or not. Yes, I agree totally with your idea of the punishment in this case, of course, he knew perfectly well what he was doing and the risk of killing was obviously there, he was not intoxicated, so we can't even say he may have lack of judgment. I think we are on the same page, but as I stated, there are actually many people who do NOT run red lights, ever, seems like a lot of people do around here though, doncha wish the cops were actually out at one of the 8 major intersections at prime time so they could start earning their pay? I do.
Gandhi November 08, 2012 at 08:17 AM
No, that honor belongs to Bush actually! ;)
Brenda December 10, 2012 at 09:15 AM
Still wondering what happened to the Gal in the big SUV with her child in the car with her, who ran the red light down on Rancho and plowed into the driver side door of the Marine, age 25, who was killed?? Has Everyone been told to be mum on this case while she has NOT been arrested? Got to be fair all around for ALL who run red lights that kill innocent drivers. Inquiring minds want to know who care.

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