Evangelina Elizabeth Lara

Evangelina Elizabeth Lara, 24, of Phoenix, was arrested after a fatal crash that killed passenger Cristian Ramos, 25, of Phoenix.

After a fatal collision Sunday night, Glendale Police arrested Evangelina Elizabeth Lara, 24 of Phoenix.

She was charged with felony charges for reckless manslaughter, according to Tiffany Ngalula, a police spokeswoman.

At 8:50 p.m., Lara was driving southbound on North 51st Avenue when she hit a residential block wall west of the road near Onyx Avenue.

Cristian Ramos, 25 of Phoenix, was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Lara was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

“Detectives were able to determine that both speed and impairment were factors of the collision,” Ngalula said.

“Lara indicated they had been verbally arguing when the collision occurred.” 

After Lara was released medically from the hospital where she was treated for minor injuries, she was transported to jail.