Arrest warrant issued for Eswin Mejia

Posted at 11:48 AM, Feb 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-11 12:52:23-05

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of drunk driving and causing a deadly crash who was recently released from jail on bond.

KMTV is working to confirm why the warrant was issued for Eswin Mejia. In a post on Twitter, an officer with Omaha Police Department asked anyone who knows where is to call 911.



On Monday, he paid 10 percent of a $50,000 bond to be released from jail.  He faces charges in connection with a deadly Jan. 16 crash at the intersection of 33rd and L streets.

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Sarah Root, 21, was taken to the hospital where she later died.  Prosecutors said Mejia was racing another car while drunk.

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This is a developing story. Watch KMTV Action 3 News and check for updates.