SAN FRANCISCO—The driver who was involved in a car crash that killed one person and injured two others at the San Francisco International Airport on Monday, July 1 has been arrested.
According to police, Athmane Oukal, 46, was charged with driving at an unsafe speed and vehicular manslaughter.
The accident transpired at the international arrival terminals at SFO. Police and firefighters stationed at the airport reported to a multi-car crash at around 3:30 p.m.
According to police, the three victims were getting into their car when Oukal accelerated in his black Ford Expedition, and speed onto the curb. Oukal was not under the influence at the time of the crash.
Jedidiah Crews, 33, from Seattle was one of three pedestrians involved in the crash; he was transported to a local where he later died from injuries sustained.
At a meeting at the San Francisco Airport Commission on Tuesday, July 2, Ivar Satero, the SFO director, said that Oukal was not fully aware how to use the mechanics of the car. Oukal has been booked at the San Mateo County’s Sheriff’s Office and Jail.