Dalila Perez, 33, Killed in Car Accident on Highway 78
VISTA (August 11, 2018) – On August 5, Sunday, 33-year-old Dalila Perez was killed in a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 78 Near Mar Vista Drive.
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Perez was driving a Corolla westbound on the highway when for unknown reasons she lost control of her car. Perez then drifted into the dirt on the right shoulder of the highway, then veered back across four traffic lanes and rolled into the center divider.
Perez was then subsequently struck by a Scion XB driven by a 54-year-old man, from San Marcos. The force of the second crash pushed the Corolla to its side and ejected Perez onto the roadway.
Officials added an oncoming Scion XC was unable to stop in time to avoid the wreckage and ended up slamming into the rear of the Scion XB stopped in the left lane of the highway.
Deadly DUI Car Crash in Vista, August 5
Medical records indicated Perez suffered fatal trauma as a result of the accident. The woman was sadly pronounced deceased at the location.
Meanwhile, investigators said the drivers of both Scions were suspected to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the crash. Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Ms. Dalila Perez as they search for peace and comfort.
San Diego County Wrongful Death Lawyer
In this specific case, the family of Ms. Dalila Perez will be entitled to a wrongful death claim against both at-fault and negligent DUI drivers. Surviving family members of victims in similar accidents are potentially entitled to seek recompense for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in a traffic accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced San Diego County wrongful death lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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