Anaheim, CA (February 1, 2022) – On Sunday, January 30, an individual was killed in a fatal DUI collision in Anaheim.
California Highway Patrol officials confirmed that the accident happened in the westbound lanes of CA-91 (91 Freeway) near the area of Brookhurst Street. Police found that a 2013 Lincoln was traveling in the area when the driver collided with a 2004 Ford, causing the Ford to roll over. From there, the Lincoln continued onward and slammed into a 2012 Toyota. The vehicles sustained severe damages due to the collision.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Ford was rushed to a nearby hospital but was tragically pronounced dead while there.
The driver of the Lincoln, identified as a 22-year-old man, was arrested by police. His charges include vehicular manslaughter and DUI.
Due to the severity of the collision, both directions of the highway were blocked for an extended period of time.
Orange County officials continue their investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Impaired driving is a reality on California roads and this issue is growing every single year. Between the years of 2003 and 2012, it is estimated that approximately 10,327 people lost their lives in fatal car accidents throughout the state of California due to drunk drivers. On top of this, many are also severely injured each year. It can be confusing to face the loss of a loved one in a fatal accident. If you have sustained these losses, you and your family may wonder where you can turn in your time of need. It is important that you speak with a skilled attorney during these difficult times.
The unexpected fatality of a loved one can affect your life for years to come. Because of this, you should be prepared to speak with an Anaheim wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind. As you are grieving the unexpected loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. It may seem impossible to move forward during these challenging times but you have a wide array of options. It is crucial that you speak with an Anaheim car accident lawyer who has handled these claims in the past.
Our compassionate attorneys at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer are here to help you move forward after you have lost someone you love in a collision. It may seem like moving forward with a claim is low priority after facing the loss of a loved one. However, a claim can help you in many ways when it comes to moving forward financially. If you have sustained these immense losses, we will help you every step of the way when it comes to your complex wrongful death claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Anaheim at (888) 539-3154 for more information on how we can help you in your time of need.
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