Pedestrian Killed In Car Accident With Suspected DUI Driver On Arden Way
ARDEN ARCADE, CALIFORNIA (May 23, 2019) – A female pedestrian was seriously injured and killed in a car accident with a driver suspected of DUI on Arden Way.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the collision took place around 11:30 p.m. not far from Wayland Avenue. The victim was pushing a shopping cart when she was hit.
The driver involved in the crash was questioned by police and later arrested on suspicion of DUI. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In DUI Accidents
Every driver has a responsibility to operate their vehicles safely and abstain from alcohol before driving. According to California Vehicle Code 23152, “(a) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle. (b) It is unlawful for a person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.”
The family of a victim that dies in a pedestrian accident may have the ability to seek recourse through a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your options are. An attorney can help you get the justice that you deserve and hold negligent drivers accountable for their actions.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
If you or someone that you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident there are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys can investigate your claim for free and tell you what your rights are. Whether you need a free police report about a particular accident or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.