Woman Killed In Santa Ana DUI Car Accident On Hoen Avenue near Cypress Avenue
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (October 14, 2019) – A woman has tragically died in a DUI car accident on Hoen Avenue near Cypress Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:00 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a man from Santa Rosa driving a Dodge Challenger lost control and hit a Mazda.
The force of the impact pushed the Mazda into the front of a home. The woman in the Mazda tragically died due to her injuries. The driver of the Dodge was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI.
Liability In DUI Car Accidents
It is a felony to operate a motor vehicle under the influence and cause an accident that results in bodily injury. 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 victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
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