Mikela Lang Killed in DUI Crash on Filaree Avenue [Moreno Valley, CA]

Mikela Lang Killed in DUI Crash on Filaree Avenue [Moreno Valley, CA]

Byron Saucedo Arrested in Moreno Valley Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision

Moreno Valley, CA (July 20, 2022) – Yesterday, at about 6:40 p.m., Mikela Lang, a 33-year-old motorcyclist from Moreno Valley died in a DUI crash on Filaree Avenue.

According to the authorities, Byron Saucedo, 23, was driving his eastbound 2010 Nissan Altima on Filaree Avenue. 

The traffic signal at the intersection with Perris Avenue turned red.

Saucedo failed to stop and drove into the intersection. At the same time, Lang went through it the intersection, southbound on Perris Avenue on her 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 650.

“The Kawasaki motorcycle collided with the Nissan’s driver side, causing the rider to be ejected forward from the motorcycle,” an officer says.

Mikela Lang was thrown into the roadway.

Moreover, Saucedo stepped out of his vehicle and attempted to run away. Luckily, the witnesses stopped and physically restrained him until the authorities arrived.

The paramedics immediately arrived at the scene and declared Mikela Lang dead.

Furthermore, the investigators say that Saucedo was under the influence of drugs and alcohol when the collision took place.

The authorities arrested Byron Saucedo and booked him into the Robert Presley Jail in Riverside on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter with intoxication and hit-and-run resulting in great bodily injury with a bail of $75,000.


We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Mikela Lang. May you find peace and strength in this time of grief.


Reach Out to Our Expert Lawyers

Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would take a lot of time to recover from this loss.

However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.

Additionally, that is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.

Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.

These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:

  • Surviving spouses;
  • Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
  • Children of the deceased;
  • Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased;
  • Personal representatives.
  • These people can differ from state to state.

To the loved ones of Mikela Lang, reach out to our wrongful death. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.

Furthermore, with 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.

Call our offices right now at (800) 674 7852 and let us help you get justice for your family. Our consultation is totally free and confidential.

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