Andrew Lal Detained Following Fatal DUI Pedestrian Accident on Walerga Road Near Elverta Road
ANTELOPE, CA (January 20, 2020) — A man lost his life Sunday morning in a DUI pedestrian crash on Walerga Road near Elverta Road.
According to California Highway Patrol officers, the pedestrian — a 65-year-old man — crossed Walerga Road around 12:30 a.m. There, a southbound 1999 Toyota Corolla struck him.
Authorities later determined that 25-year-old Andrew Jogesh Lal —the driver of the Corolla— exuded signs of impairment. Lal was eventually arrested as a result.
Meanwhile, the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department pronounced the pedestrian deceased on scene minutes later. They described him as a 65-year-old man with an unknown residence.
Because some details are unavailable, authorities plan to investigate this case further.
In light of this devastating news, our law group would like to express our sincere sympathies to the family and friends mourning this terrible loss of their loved one.
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