(YUBA CITY) – John Xiong goes to prison.
The wrong-way driver who killed a Yuba City woman on the 10th Street Bridge last summer gets 11 years. Xiong, 31, of Olivehurst, pled no contest to gross vehicular manslaughter in November, and admitted to DUI charges and more, after that.
On June 21, Xiong drove over the 10th Street Bridge in the wrong lane before crashing into Trysha Graff’s car…killing Graff and injuring a passenger. Xiong was also hospitalized following the crash with more than two times the legal alcohol limit in his blood system. Many on social media in the area say he got off easy.