2nd jury deadlocks on DUI charges in crash that injured boy
SAN DIEGO – For the second time, a jury has deadlocked on DUI and hit-and-run charges against a Mexican citizen accused of causing a crash that seriously injured a 6-year-old boy.
Constantino Banda, a Mexican citizen accused of driving drunk and causing a hit-and-run collision in San Ysidro that seriously injured a 6-year- old boy.
The jury in the retrial told the judge Monday that members were unable to agree on a verdict. They had been deliberating since last Wednesday.
A jury in Banda’s first trial also deadlocked on the DUI and hit-and-run charges, but they found Banda guilty of misdemeanor battery, vandalism and driving without a license.
This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.