1-Year-Old Child Dies, Kevin Alvarado-Velasquez Arrested in West Chestnut Avenue DUI Crash [Lompoc, CA]

1-Year-Old Child Dies, Kevin Alvarado-Velasquez Arrested in West Chestnut Avenue DUI Crash [Lompoc, CA]

Officers Arrest Kevin Alvarado-Velasquez in Lompoc Fatal Crash

Lompoc, CA (August 14, 2021)– On Thursday, a 1-year-old child died, and police arrested 24-year-old Kevin Alvarado-Velasquez, in a DUI crash on West Chestnut Avenue.

The authorities responded to the crash scene at about 6:15 p.m. at the 1400 block area. They said the incident involved an off-highway vehicle.

Lompoc police say officers responded to reports of the crash involving an off-highway vehicle (OHV) around 6:15 p.m. Thursday on the 1400 block of West Chestnut Avenue.

Investigating officers said the child was thrown from an off-highway vehicle (OHV). Responders immediately took the victim  to a nearby hospital but died from their injuries.

Moreover, officers arrested Alvarado-Velasquez with charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, DUI causing great bodily injury and child abuse causing death.

The authorities are still investigating the fatal incident. Please contact Lompoc police if you have further details about the incident.


We at Sweet Lawyers would like to send our sincere condolences to the bereaved. May you find courage during this time of sorrow.

Hire a Wrongful Death Attorney

When an unexpected tragedy happens, one may feel powerless. However, it is important to recognize that if your family loses a member in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.

A wrongful death suit allows families to hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused. It is a civil action brought forth by relatives of a deceased victim whose death was caused by the negligence of another party. It alleviates most or all of the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.

Meanwhile, nearly 1.25 million people are killed in car accidents each year. That means, on average, auto accidents cause 3,287 deaths per day. As a matter of fact, road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death in the U.S. for people aged 1-54.

That is why we encourage you to speak with our attorneys. A lawyer serves as your legal representation, working to prove what you are owed in the wake of a family member’s death

Reach out to Sweet Lawyers now! Our hotline is (800) 674 7852. Or, you may simply chat with our live agents who can help you with your legal queries.

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