Bicyclist Killed In Ontario DUI Hit-And-Run Car Accident By The Intersection of Ontario Mission Boulevard and Baker Avenue
ONTARIO, CALIFORNIA (August 1, 2019) – A bicyclist was killed in a DUI hit-and-run car accident by the intersection of Mission Boulevard and Baker Avenue.
Ontario police are saying that a bicyclist was traveling West on Baker Avenue when they were hit by a 31-year-old Ontario resident. The man that hit the bicyclist was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving efforts he later died due to his injuries.
Liability In Bicycle 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 dies in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60.
Investigating A Bicycle Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. 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. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.