Woman arrested in 2016 fatal drunk driving accident
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) —
Tulsa police arrested Megan Hobbs Friday night in connection to a three-car crash on December 17, 2016 that killed a local musician.
Troopers said Hobbs, 21, was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-244 and hit a truck driven by John Holata head on. Holata's truck was then hit by a third car, driven by Cheryl Hopkins, 61.
Holata was pronounced dead at a local hospital on Christmas Day.
Medical examiners said he died from complications from his injuries.
Holata is survived by his wife, Kasey, and 11-year-old son.
Holata was the guitarist for the local band Screaming Red Mutiny.
OHP investigators said Hobbs was under the influence at the time of the crash.
Officers obtained a warrant for Hobbs' arrest for first degree manslaughter.
Hobbs is being charged with first degree manslaughter with an automobile, driving under the influence causing great bodily injury on two counts, driving under the influence of alcohol, improper driving on a divided highway and driving without a driver's license.
She has been booked into the Tulsa County Jail with a $261,000 bond.