Lakeland Car Accident: One Person Killed In Lakeland Car Accident By Grand Avenue And Vail Street
LAKELAND, CALIFORNIA (August 12, 2019) – One person has been killed in a DUI car accident near the intersection of Grand Avenue and Vail Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 2:30 a.m. A 22-year-old man driving a Buick collided head-on with a Chevy Chevelle.
The driver of the Chevy tragically died due to their injuries. Lakeland police arrested the driver of the Buick on suspicion of felony DUI.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In DUI Car Accidents
It is a felony to operate a motor-vehicle under the influence of alcohol. 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 any person that died in an accident with a drunk driver may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.
Investigating A DUI Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a car accident due to the negligence of a drunk driver? You may be able to hold the negligent driver accountable for their actions through a civil claim. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out contact us if you have questions about an accident at (888) 888-9285.