An arrest has been made in the fatal accident that took place in Elk Grove on Laguna Blvd on July 8 that claimed the life of 63 year old Elk Grove resident Jeffrey Fields. Rajnel Nath, 39, was arrested and booked for the following charges:
|GROSS VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER WHILE INTOXICATED|
|HIT AND RUN PROPERTY DAMAGE|
|DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH|
|UNLAWFUL TO DRIVE UNDER THE INFL. OR AT .08/CAUSE DEATH/INJ.|
His bail has been set at $450,000
Witnesses have stated on social media that they saw Nath drinking at Chicago Fire pizza and when he left the restaurant he ran into another vehicle in the parking lot before proceeding onto westbound Laguna Blvd where his vehicle struck the Prius driven by Fields at a stop light. The accident caused a 7 car collision.
According to KCRA, Nath is a youth correctional officer in Stockton