Louie Joseph Flores Arrested After Fatal Crash on Warner Avenue
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Sept. 14, 2018) — Andes Chavez, 24, of Anaheim died Thursday night in a DUI crash on Warner Avenue at Brightwater Drive, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The victim was riding in a Nissan Sentra driven by an alleged drunk driver when the vehicle overturned and struck a minivan about 6:45 p.m.
Louie Joseph Flores, 31, of Anaheim, was driving a 2005 Nissan Sentra. He had been heading east on Warner when he lost control and struck the 2002 Honda Odyssey that was traveling west. Upon impact, Chavez was ejected and died.
Police arrested Flores on DUI charges.
The 65-year-old woman who was driving the Odyssey suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital.
The crash remains under investigation. The Huntington Beach police can be reached at (714) 536-5670 or (714) 536-5666.
Orange County Crash Investigation
The investigation into this collision is underway and criminal charges are highly likely.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of this young man as they cope with this tragedy.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances. An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance companies.
Keep in mind that there are times when a government entity or an employer of an involved motorist that may share responsibility for an accident. All responsible parties can be identified during the investigation.
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