Friday, August 1, 2014

Ramírez Could Face Charges In Deadly Southside Collision

Rafael Ramírez III, Jennifer Camacho-Torres and Ramon Rodríguez

Ramírez's blood-alcohol test results and outcome of the investigation could determine, if he will face charges for the early Wednesday's deadly collision on W. Historic Mitchell Street.

By H. Nelson Goodson
August 1, 2014

Milwaukee, WI - On Thursday, police were still waiting for the blood-alcohol test results for Rafael Ramírez III, 30, who is accused of running a stop light at the 1100 block of W. Historic Mitchell Street on early Wednesday. Ramírez was heading northbound on S. 11th Street when he allegedly failed to stop at a red light and crashed into Ramon Rodríguez,  28, and Jennifer Camacho-Torres, 27, who were heading eastbound on W. Historic Mitchell Street. Rodríguez was driving and Camacho-Torres was his passenger. They were heading to work around 3:15 a.m. when Ramírez who was driving a silver Pontiac Grand Am struck the black Honda Accord going east. 
Camacho-Torres suffered blunt force trauma and died at the scene. She is survived by a 9-year-old son and a 2-year-old daughter. Rodríguez, who is Camacho-Torres's live in boyfriend suffered a fractured skull and remained hospitalized. 
Ramírez also suffered a critical head injury and remains hospitalized as well.
A donation fund for funeral and medical expenses has been opened at the Tri-City National Bank under Rodríguez and Camacho-Torres Donation fund, according to family members. 

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