No charges filed in road rage incident that killed Phoenix mother

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by Crystal Cruz

azfamily.com

Posted on July 31, 2013 at 5:11 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 16 at 12:01 PM

PHOENIX -- It's been more than a week since Rosalba Jauregui-Rojas was killed in a car accident in Phoenix.

The mother of four was described as a mother who would do anything for her four boys, and also a dedicated wife to her husband, Ismael Andres-Garcia, who is recovering from the car accident that killed his wife.

Andres-Garcia told 3TV he still can't believe the accident happened.

The couple was driving through 27th Avenue and Baseline in Phoenix on their way to register their teenage son for high school when an SUV hit them.

Their son, 15-year-old Jesus Garcia, feels guilty that his mother was doing something for him when she was killed.

"Sometimes I feel like it was my fault too," said Garcia.

Two cars were chasing each other in a road rage incident when one of the cars ran a red light and slammed into Jauregui-Rojas' minivan. 

Police haven't been able to locate one of the drivers because they don't have enough information to actively search for them.

According to Sergeant Trent Crump, "Even if that vehicle were located, it may not have complicity in the second collision."

Also, the female driver of the second SUV hasn't been charged with a crime, something Garcia would like to see happen.

"It's just hard that she put us in this place," he said.

Meanwhile Andres-Garcia can't work because of his injuries, and that means the family is struggling financially.

Between the financial hardship and the emotional one, Garcia is being forced to grow up fast.

"It still really isn't the same without my mom," said Garcia. "She was always there for everything, everything we needed and wanted. She was just there."

The family is accepting donations at any Chase bank under account number 970167300.
 
The Chase account is also under Rosalba Jauregui-Rojas or Ismael Andres-Garcia.

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