Pedestrian Accident By 15th Street and Main Street Killed Woman Waiting For Bus Stop
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (December 9, 2018) – a 31-year-old woman from San Jose was tragically killed after she was hit by the driver of a Chevy Malibu.
Santa Ana Police are saying that the driver that hit the pedestrian was arrested on suspicion of DUI. The vehicle that the suspect was driving hit the back of a white Ford Ranger that was pushed into the victim.
The pedestrian that was hit was rushed to the hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. Police think that the suspect may have had other DUI arrests.
Liability In DUI Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to drive in a reasonably safe manner and abstain for drinking alcohol before driving. According to the California Vehicle Code, “(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.” Any person that is injured in a car accident due to a drunk driver will have the ability to file a personal injury claim in order to recover damages.
Getting Help From a Pedestrian Accident Attorney
If you or someone that you love has been involved in a pedestrian accident you may have legal recourse. There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys can help you after an accident and make sure that your rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need an investigation into your case we are here for you. You can reach us anytime at (888) 888-9285.