Drunk woman ran over dad who stopped her from driving

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor

Riverside, CA, United States (4E) – A Riverside woman was arrested and charged for running over and killing her dad when he tried to stop her from driving drunk on Friday.

Soukvilay Barton, 37, was initially booked for suspected DUI and is now detained at the Riverside Police’s Magnolia Station. She is facing additional charges after hitting Bounmy Rajsombath, 69, at the garage of their home in the 14000 block of Bush Avenue, around 6:20 p.m.

Rajsombath blocked the driveway of the garage to stop his daughter from driving intoxicated. Barton was trying to leave after getting upset during a family argument at their home. She backed the BMW convertible out of the garage striking his father in the driveway. Barton stopped when she saw his dad.

Rajsombath was brought to Riverside Community Hospital, where he died.

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