Bail set at $1 million for woman involved in ‘road ‘rage accident

CHULA VISTA (KUSI) – TUESDAY 2:27 p.m. – Bail was set Tuesday for $1 million for Darla Renee Jackson, who is accused of running down a motorcyclist with her car during a fit of road rage.

Jackson pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a murder charge.

According California Highway Patrol, Jackson was heading north on the I-5 in Chula Vista when she got angry with a man riding a motorcycle.

Jackson allegedly rammed into the motorcycle from behind and then ran over the rider, who was later identified as 39-year-old Zachary Buob, a chief petty officer in special operations for the U.S. Navy.

Jackson was booked into Las Colinas women’s jail in Santee on suspicion of murder and was being held without bail pending arraignment.

Authorities asked any witnesses to the crash or what led up to it to call CHP traffic investigator Brad Clinkscales at (619) 220-5492.

Jackson is due back in court July 10.

MAY 28 – A woman accused of hitting and killing a motorcycle rider last week in a fit of road rage was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon.

25-year-old Darla Renee Jackson was driving her Nissan Altima north on Interstate 5 in Chula Vista before becoming angry with a red Ducati motorcycle that was driving near her vehicle. The incident continued into National City and onto eastbound state Route 54.

In the area of Sweetwater Road, Jackson allegedly rear-ended the motorcycle and ran over the driver.

The rider, identified as 39-year-old Zachary Buob, was later pronounced dead at an area hospital.

The cause of the dispute was not immediately known.

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