Honda Driver Arrested in Oxnard Fatal Collision
Oxnard, CA (November 3, 2022) – On Tuesday, Elijah Franco, 19, of Oxnard, sustained fatal injuries in a Pleasant Valley Road DUI crash.
The deadly crash happened around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection with Terrace Avenue.
According to the officers, Elijah Franco was riding a westbound 2022 Kawasaki Ninja on Pleasant Valley Road.
At the same time, a 2017 Honda Accord driver was eastbound on Pleasant Valley Road and made a left turn onto Terrace Avenue. While making the turn, the two drivers collided at the intersection.
The authorities transported Elijah Franco to Ventura County Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Moreover, officers evaluated the Accord driver for DUI and determined he was driving impaired. As a result, the authorities arrested the driver on suspicion of second-degree murder and gross vehicular manslaughter. They booked him into county jail with bail set at $505,000, according to police.
As of noon Wednesday, there are no charges filed by the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office to the Honda driver.
Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the families and friends of Elijah Franco. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Traffic Accidents Could Be Fatal
Nowadays, incidents like the Oxnard fatal collision could happen at any time. Unfortunately, there are times when a person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other people.
When someone dies due to another’s negligence or misconduct, the bereaved can sue the negligent parties for the damages that they caused.
Additionally, when the bereaved files for a wrongful death claim, economic and non-economic damages are accounted for. These can include high medical bills, loss of benefits, funeral services costs, emotional distress, loss of income, and loss of companionship.
To the loved ones of Elijah Franco, 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.
Moreover, 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.