Person Dies in Cook Street DUI Collision
Palm Desert, CA (January 14, 2023) – On Friday, the authorities arrested Alberto Lopez, 26, of Coachella, in a Country Club Drive fatal collision.
The deadly collision occurred around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection with Cook Street.
Investigating officers said Alberto Lopez was driving an eastbound burgundy Dodge Durango on Country Club Drive at a high rate of speed. As a result, his vehicle rear-ended a stopped red Hyundai Elantra.
The authorities immediately arrived and located the sole occupant of the Hyundai dead.
Moreover, officers arrested Lopez for showing signs of impairment.
A records check stated that he had prior convictions for driving under the influence.
Later on, officers booked Alberto Lopez on suspicion of murder into the John J. Benoit Detention Center in Indio. He remains jailed on $1 million bail.
Meanwhile, please call Deputy Claro Sanches from the Palm Desert sheriff’s station at 760-836-1600 or crime stoppers anonymously at 800-782-7463 (CRIME) if you have further information about the Cook Street DUI collision.
Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the family of the deceased in the Country Club Drive fatal collision. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Fatal California Traffic Collision
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic incident similar to the Cook Street DUI collision 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 families 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 When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid.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.
Therefore, 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 victim in the Country Club Drive fatal collision, talk to our team 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.
The legal and financial damage that comes from unforeseen loss is tough to juggle in the midst of mourning. Yet, the days and months following a tragedy are the most precarious.
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