DUI Driver Arrested after Fatal Car Crash near Brightwater Drive
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (September 13, 2018) – A man was killed early Thursday evening following a DUI crash on Warner Avenue. The identity of the 24-year-old victim was not immediately released by officials.
According to the Huntington Beach Police Department, the incident took place at about 6:45 PM near Brightwater Drive. A 2005 Nissan Sentra was heading west on Warner when it lost control and struck a westbound 2002 Honda Odyssey.
A 24-year-old man inside the Odyssey sustained fatal injuries after he was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene by responding officers. Meanwhile, the 65-year-old woman driving the Odyssey was hospitalized with minor injuries. The 31-year-old Nissan driver was later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the collision and to identify possible contributing factors. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the Huntington Beach police at (714) 536-5670 or (714) 536-5666. No other information has been disclosed to the public at this time.
Sweet Law Group offers our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Wishing them strength and support during this very difficult time. May he rest in peace.
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