A 28-year-old man identified as Dylan Waters was killed due to a two-vehicle traffic collision in Lancaster on Sunday, June 21st.
According to the initial reports from local authorities, the fatal accident happened at around 5:40 p.m. The victim was traveling northbound on 90th Street East when the truck he was driving collided head-on with an eastbound truck. The collision occurred at the intersection of Avenue H and East of 90th Street.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The other truck driver and his passenger both suffered from moderate to significant injuries. They were both taken to a nearby hospital to receive treatment. The fatal collision is currently undetermined, but the California Highway Police reports that neither alcohol nor drugs were involved.
Head-on Collision Investigation is Underway
Local authorities are investigating the case and will attempt the cause and the circumstances that led to the fatal accident.
Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is one of the most reckless and irresponsible things a driver can do. It won’t put their lives in danger, but it can potentially endanger other people’s lives. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 30 people in the U.S. die every day due to drunk driving accidents. Drunk driving accounts for about 29 percent of all motor vehicle accident fatalities in the U.S. Around sixty-one percent of these drivers have a Blood Alcohol Content of .08 percent or higher.
When facing cases like this, it’s vital to have an experienced Los Angeles wrongful death attorney specializing in fatal DUI accidents to conducts an independent investigation. They can re-interview important witnesses, review relevant surveillance footage from the scene, and obtain the responsible party’s phone and texting records.
Los Angeles Wrongful Death Attorney of Victims of DUI Accidents
The victim’s family is encouraged to pursue a wrongful death claim with their attorney’s help while waiting for the official investigation results. Through the wrongful death claim, the victim’s family can seek financial compensation for the damages such as funeral costs, loss of income and companionship, pain and suffering, and emotional trauma that the fatal accident has caused them.
Attorneys can serve as a compassionate, helpful legal guide during this difficult time for the grieving family. They will vigorously fight for their client’s rights and best interests while ensuring that the liable party will be held accountable for their negligence. Attorneys can also negotiate with insurance companies on behalf of their clients to ensure that they are compensated fairly.
If you have a nagging suspicion that someone is to blame for the death of your spouse or family member, contact Arash Law. We have the resources you need to pursue justice for wrongful death and the experience to ensure that you get fair compensation. We’re conveniently located throughout California, with offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Riverside, Orange County, and San Diego, and are happy to visit you at your home or office. Call (888) 488-1391 for a FREE Consultation with a wrongful death attorney in California.