Orange County, CA – Man Killed in DUI Crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach
Orange County, CA (July 15, 2018) – According to police, a 27-year-old man from Riverside County was reportedly killed in a DUI crash Saturday night in Laguna Beach. The deadly accident that occurred on Pacific Coast Highway near the Aliso Dip took place at approximately 8:55 p.m.
The report filed by police stated that the crash occurred on the southern end of the city and apparently involved two vehicles altogether. The victim was reportedly driving one of the vehicles that were involved as he suffered serious injuries during the accident. Emergency crews arrived on the scene quickly in order to assist anyone who may have been injured. The man was immediately transported to a local hospital to be treated, but he later died there from his injuries.
The name of the victim has not been released at this time as authorities will be notifying his family first. The driver of the other vehicle involved was reportedly arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol. The events surrounding this unfortunate accident are currently under investigation.
We sincerely offer our deepest condolences to the family members and other loved ones of the victim during this devastatingly tragic time.
Orange County DUI Accident and Wrongful Death Attorney
The investigation of this crash will likely remain focused on the accountability of the impaired motorist. Felony charges will likely be held against the suspect, which will also provide solid grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit. Nevertheless, the decision to file a claim for financial compensation is a personal one that may only be made by the victims’ family.
We at Brady Law Group understand that there is nothing more devastating than losing a loved one in a sudden and avoidable accident. We are also substantially proud of our adamant passion for holding negligent and criminal drivers accountable for the immense pain and devastation that they inflict on their victims. If you have lost a loved one due to a DUI driver or other negligent party, please call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.