Car Washes Scheduled, Fund Set Up For Brothers In Citrus Heights Accident

CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) – Fundraiser car washes are scheduled and a trust fund has been set up for the two young Citrus Heights boys who were struck by a suspected drunk driver last week as they walked to school.

Juan and Henry Perez-Rocha were struck by a car at Greenback Lane and Mariposa Avenue in Citrus Heights as they walked to Skycrest Elementary last Friday.

Henry, 6, remains in the hospital in critical condition while his brother Juan, 8, was released on Wednesday.

The driver, Tresa Bales-Sterba, 52, of Orangevale was arrested after Citrus Heights police administered a field sobriety test at the scene. She was booked into the Sacramento County Jail and released on $60,000 bail.

The car washes will take place Saturday at Skycrest Elementary, 5641 Mariposa Ave. in Citrus Heights, and at Frank’s Used Tires, 6220 Fruitridge Road in Sacramento.

A trust fund has been set up at Chase Bank. Donations can be made at any Chase Bank to: Juan and Henry Perez Trust Fund, account No. 423873525.

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