Lakewood man charged in fatal accident

Lakewood man charged in fatal accident

WESTLAKE, OH (WOIO) - A 101-year-old Cleveland woman is dead and a Lakewood man is facing charges.

Alma Figush died on March 19 at Fairview Hospital as the result of injuries she received in a car crash. It happened at the Detroit Rd-Clague Rd. intersection.

Police say Figush was a passenger in a southbound car driven by her 65-year-old son when a northbound car driven by 24-year-old Saleh Almaqbul turned left in front of them.

Almaqbul, who was treated and released from a local hospital, has been charged with vehicular homicide and failure to yield.

He is out on bond and his passport has been revoked.

Almaqbul is scheduled to be arraigned on April 7.

Police say no alcohol or drug use is suspected of either driver and everyone was wearing safety belts.

Figush's son Donald Figush was not injured in the accident.

Copyright 2015 WOIO. All rights reserved.