A 20-year old Akron woman is facing vehicular homicide and vehicular manslaughter charges in the traffic crash death of a friend.
WKYC Channel 3 reports that on April 19th, at about 3:20 in the morning Cherica Jones was driving an SUV on West Cedar Street, when she drove through a malfunctioning traffic light at Wabash Avenue and collided with an AMR ambulance in the intersection.
The traffic light was not working due to a power outage.
Her passenger 57-year old Collins Green, also of Akron, was killed.
The ambulance, did not have its lights and sirens on.
The ambulance was taking a 56-year-old Macedonia man to Akron General Medical Center at the time. No one in the ambulance was hurt.