Pregnant Yesenia Lisette Aguilar Struck and Killed on Katella Avenue, Courtney Pandolfi Arrested
Anaheim, CA (UPDATE) – On August 10, a 35-week-pregnant woman named Yesenia Lisette Aguilar died in a pedestrian accident on Katella Avenue and Bayless Street.
Moreover, the crash happened at around 7:30 p.m. when the 23-year-old victim walking on the sidewalk with her husband.
Sgt. Shane Carringer, a spokesman for the Anaheim Police Department said the driver, Courtney Pandolfi, lost control of her vehicle.
Then, it jumped into a barrier and struck the victim.
Shortly after, authorities pronounced the victim dead. On the other hand, her baby, who was delivered by cesarean section, is in critical condition, but survived. Her husband did not sustain any injuries.
Meanwhile, authorities transported the suspect driver to a hospital with non-fatal injuries. Police suspect the incident as a DUI crash.
Furthermore, Yesenia’s family kickstarted a Gofundme in order to raise money for funeral and medical expenses. Please consider donating if you have the means.
Later, on August 31st, Yesenia’s newborn was released from the hospital, and went home with the father, James Alvarez.
Sweet Lawyers express their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Yesenia Lisette Aguilar. May they find comfort in this trying time.
Dealing With Fatal Accidents
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A wrongful death suit allows families to acquire some semblance of justice.
In regards to this incident, we know losing a loved one in a road accident is devastating to go through. If you would like to work with a wrongful death attorney, consider Sweet Lawyers. Our mission is to provide you with compassionate and effective legal assistance from beginning to end. We understand that you may feel overwhelmed at this time. Thus, we encourage you to recover and grieve in peace, while we handle the legal details of your case. For a free case evaluation, call (800) 674 7852. Additionally, you may send us an e-mail or talk to our live chatagents.