Roberto Joseph Garcia Arrested for San Jose DUI Crash, Killing Brother and Sister
SAN JOSE, CA (April 27, 2021) – Monday night, siblings Precious Nievas, 25, and Philip Nievas, 22 died in a DUI crash on Lawrence Expressway and Mitty Way.
The fatal accident occurred just before 10;00 p.m. on Lawrence Expressway and Mitty Way.
After the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office was requested, the San Jose Police Department officers responded to the scene.
At this time, police say the Honda that struck the Toyota Camry the brother and sister occupied was fleeing the police.
Indeed, the suspect driver refused to stop for officers, ran a red light, thus colliding with the siblings’ vehicle.
Following the deadly crash, police arrested the driver and passenger of the Honda on suspicion of evading an officer and gross vehicular manslaughter, along with multiple firearm and cannabis possession.
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Later reports revealed the identity of the suspect teen driver, Roberto Joseph Garcia, 18. The San Jose man is being charged with two counts of murder, aside from two prior DUI convictions.
Our law firm would like to express our sympathies to those mourning the heartbreaking loss of the victims.
What Follows a San Jose Accident
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. This is quite common in accidents that result in death. Therefore, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
Indeed, this forces liable parties to become accountable for their actions.
“The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork. Even questions from insurance companies and obtaining police reports can be stressful,” says Mark Sweet, an attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Losing loved ones can be distressing for your family and those involved, to say the least. You may have a chance to obtain justice and the means needed to cover unexpected monetary, physical, and emotional damages. With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can undertake your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our lawyers are here to guide you during this tough time. We will help you acquire the justice and compensation needed to cover any financial hardships. Sweet Lawyers are no stranger to wrongful death cases. For a free case evaluation, call (800) 674 7852.