Christopher Burciaga Arrested in Fatal DUI Collision on Palm Drive [Desert Hot Springs, CA]

Christopher Burciaga Arrested in Fatal DUI Collision on Palm Drive [Desert Hot Springs, CA]

25-Year-Old Toyota Driver Dies in Desert Hot Springs Collision

Desert Hot Springs, CA (April 10, 2022) On Friday evening, the authorities arrested Christopher Burciaga of Desert Hot Springs in a DUI collision on 14000 block of Palm Drive that killed a 25-year-old Toyota driver.

Police say that around 8:15 p.m. Burciaga on a Ford Ranger made an illegal u-turn in front of a Toyota Tundra causing the collision.

The impact caused the Toyota to roll over.

The Desert Hot Springs Police Department (DHSPD) says the Toyota driver sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.

Meanwhile, Burciaga allegedly driving the Ford while under the influence of alcohol, fled the scene.

However, the police caught him at his house a little time later.

The authorities booked Christopher Burciaga into John Benoit Detention Center in Indio. The cases he is facing are suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, hit-and-run causing death, and DUI causing injury.


Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the deceased. May you have courage during this difficult time.


Fatal DUI Collision

Unfortunately, nowadays, fatal accidents could just happen at any time such as the deadly DUI collision on Palm Drive.

It is necessary to know that when a person dies due to another’s negligence, the bereaved can sue the negligent parties for the damages that they caused.

Some of the situations that could result in wrongful are homicide, medical malpractice, transportation accidents, pedestrian collisions, police brutality, and any other instance caused by the wrongdoing of another person.

When the bereaved files for a wrongful death claim, economic and non-economic damages are taken into consideration. These can include high medical bills, loss of benefits, funeral services costs, emotional distress, loss of income, loss of companionship, and much more.

Our litigators here at Sweet Lawyers would love to tell you more about a possible wrongful death case. Reach out to us at (800) 674 7852.

When you hire us, we guarantee that our lawyers will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. Indeed, they will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help your case.

Our legal experts will work on your behalf to hold the responsible party accountable for their failure to follow traffic laws, resulting in the untimely death of your loved one.

You can call us any time of the day, and any day of the week.

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