Pedro Vergara Killed, Mario Hernandez-Lopez Arrested in Garden Grove DUI Accident
GARDEN GROVE, CA (May 10, 2021) – Saturday night, 27-year-old Pedro Vergara died after a suspected DUI crash on Woodbury Road.
According to Sgt. Paul Tessier of the Garden Grove Police Department, the incident happened at around 10:54 p.m.
Moreover, the incident transpired at the intersection of Woodbury Road and Libby Lane.
Reports revealed that an eastbound white Nissan Titan traveled at a high rate of speed. Then, it rear-ended a black Toyota Camry that stopped for a red light at the intersection.
Furthermore, the force of the crash pushed the Toyota to strike two parked vehicles. Eventually, it came to rest in the middle of the street.
Meanwhile, after the first collision, the Titan struck a retaining wall on the north side of the street.
Moreover, authorities arrested the Nissan driver, Mario Miguel Hernandez-Lopez, 38, after he attempted to flee the scene.
Also, responders pronounced the 27-year-old Pedro Vergara, of the Camry, dead at the scene.
Paramedics transported a female passenger of the Camry to UCI Medical Center with minor injuries.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of Pedro Vergara.
Dealing with Loss after a Garden Grove Accident
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“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
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