Fatal DUI Pedestrian Accident in Huntington Beach

Today, April 27, 2017, a woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after hitting a pedestrian around 4AM. Unfortunately, the pedestrian was killed. The crash took place at Beach Boulevard and Edinger Avenue.

Our hearts go out to the the family of the pedestrian involved in this tragic and fatal accident.

Will the DUI driver go to jail?

According to the OC Register, the driver was arrested for Felony DUI. Convictions for Felony DUI in CA may result in 16mos – 10yrs of prison time. Also, sometimes DUI drivers are charged with murder which results in a very lengthy prison sentence. (Please note that these are *very* general guidelines and should not be taken as legal advice.) Also, the facts of this crash are not yet completely clear and at the time of this article police are still investigating.

Compensation for pedestrians in DUI accidents

If you or a loved one is injured or killed in an accident like the one above, we would strongly recommend that you seek out the assistance of an experienced personal injury attorney and is familiar with Huntington Beach. Most insurers will be interested in paying out as little compensation as possible. While no amount of money can come close to bringing a loved one back or making up for severe injuries, an attorney can alleviate the stress of dealing with insurers giving you or family members time to recover or grieve and seek justice

For more information on frequently asked questions about DUI injuries please visit our DUI Injury page.

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