2 arrested in New Year's Eve fatal crashes
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Drivers in New Year's Eve car crashes that left two pedestrians dead in San Francisco have been arrested.
Officer Albie Esparza says 57-year-old Syed Muzaffar of Union City was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and failure to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk.
A 6-year-old girl died in the crash, which occurred at about 8 p.m., and her mother and brother were injured, Esparza says.
Also, 69-year-old Giampaolo Boschetti was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and failure to stop at a stop sign.
In that crash, which occurred at about 3 p.m., 86-year-old Zhen Guang Ng was killed, police say.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1kcMhCw ) that Boschetti and Muzaffar both posted $300,100 bail Wednesday.
Information from: San Francisco Chronicle, http://www.sfgate.com