Driver Arrested in El Cajon Fatal DUI Crash
El Cajon, CA (July 28, 2022) – On Wednesday, a 20-year-old female pedestrian sustained fatal injuries in a hit-and-run crash on North Second Street.
The fatal accident took place at around 8:50 p.m. near the Interstate 8 on-ramp.
Officers say they found the woman lying on the street and rushed her to a hospital where she died.
According to the investigators, the victim was standing near the crosswalk when the driver of a northbound silver Hyundai Sonata drove onto the sidewalk and struck her.
Then, the 22-year-old driver continued northbound and collided with a traffic signal light and a street sign.
Afterward, the vehicle continued traveling a short distance and turned east onto Naranca Avenue.
Someone reported to 911 that the Sonata stopped in the middle of the road. The Hyundai had front-end damage with a traffic signal light hanging from the car.
Moreover, the authorities discovered that the driver was under the influence of a narcotic when the fatal accident took place.
They booked him into the San Diego County Jail on multiple charges.
Officers withheld the deceased pedestrian’s identity pending notification of her next of kin.
In the meantime, please contact the authorities at (619) 579-3311 for more details about the El Cajon fatal DUI crash.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased in the hit-and-run crash on North Second Street. May you find courage during this difficult time.
Fatal Traffic Accident
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic incident similar to the hit-and-run crash on North Second Street is devastating.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. You need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
So, to the bereaved of the deceased in the El Cajon fatal DUI crash, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
In fact, when you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.