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WALNUT CREEK: Hector Garza Killed In DUI Car Accident Along With 8-Month-Old daughter


Nov 20, 2018

Hector Garza Accident: A Beloved 35-year-old DJ and his 8-Month-Old Daughter were tragically Killed In a Car Accident With A Drunk Driver

 WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA (November 19, 2018) A 35-year-old man identified as Hector Garza has tragically died after he was hit by a drunk driver in Walnut Creek.

The woman driving the car that hit the victims has been charged with murder and held on a $2.1 million bail.

A Go Fund Me campaign has been set up to help the wife of the victim as she must now cope with the death of her husband and daughter.

As of Monday November 19, 2018 $119,475 has been raised.

Liability In DUI Car Accidents

Drivers that fail to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner may face civil liability if they cause an accident. A driver that gets drunk and causes a wreck may face additional criminal charges. Killing another driver while under the influence of alcohol is a felony. Victims may have the ability to recover damages through a wrongful death claim. California  Code of Civil Procedure 377.60 describes the circumstances under which a wrongful death case can be pursued.

Getting Help From A Wrongful Death Attorney

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Hector Garza as they are going through such a difficult time. We encourage everyone to donate to the Go Fund Me page that has been set up for the victim’s wife. Anyone with knowledge about what happened should reach out to the Walnut Creek Police Department.

If you or someone that you love has been injured or killed in an accident with a drunk driver you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We fight hard to get our clients justice and to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Whether you just have questions about your rights or are looking to hire an attorney we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach us at (888) 888-9285.

 Sources:

  1. Bea Karnes. Fundraiser Underway For Family Of Crash Victims. 2018

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