Accused DUI Driver Faces Charges
A Ladera Ranch man is currently facing charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated as a result of a high-speed crash on the 73 toll road. The crash occured on Friday, and took the life of a San Clemente man. Richard Ernest Caselli, thirty-seven, was driving a Volvo sedan in the southbound lane of the 73 at over one hundred miles an hour when he struck a Nissan SUV driven by fifty-two-year-old Brook Boynton.
Authorities say the impact caused the SUV to spin out of control and roll over. Boynton was ejected from the vehicle and killed just after the accident occured.