Camden Woman Pleads Guilty IN DUI Crash That Killed Three People

by Alex Lloyd Gross

Priscilla Cortez, 33, of Camden,  can expect to spend quite a bit of time in jail after  she is sentenced. That will be in 60 days.  Today, October 19 2020  she pleaded guilty to three counts each of homicide by vehicle while drunken driving and homicide by vehicle, as well as three counts of drunken driving and several summary traffic offenses.

It was on April 1 2020 when she drove the wrong way on the Delaware Expressway near Woodhaven Road.  The collided head on with another car. killed in the accident was Ryan Connell, 28, Leanne Popson, 35, both of the Levittown area, and Lucas Gelatko, 36, of Yardley. All three victims had children.

Police took a blood draw from Cortez and she had an alcohol  level of 0.156 percent. She also had marijuana in her system, police said.  She is still in prison from when she was arrested in May of this year. According to Deputy District Attorney Robert james, she was speeding , going 69 MPH at the time of the crash.. You can read the original article here