Flor Bertha Ultreras Siba, 55, Killed in DUI Crash
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, May 13th
May 14, 2018- According to Bakersfield Now, a deadly crash left a woman identified as Flor Bertha Ultreras-Siba, 55, dead and another person injured caused by a drunk driver took place Sunday night on Cottonwood Road.
Authorities reported that the driver of an SUV veered into oncoming traffic triggering the wreck at an unspecified time.
Flor Bertha Ultreras-Siba was sadly pronounced at the scene while the driver of the vehicle sustained moderate injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital.
Meanwhile, the driver of the SUV was confirmed to have been under the influence and was subsequently arrested at the scene as the scent of alcohol permeated from his breath. He has not been identified by name at this time.
No further details have been disclosed as the investigation is currently ongoing.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of Flor Bertha Ultreras-Siba and the injured driver involved in this senseless tragic accident.
Bakersfield Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, there is viable evidence that the driver of the SUV will be held solely responsible for the death of the woman riding passenger in the struck vehicle and injuries to the driver. While police have confirmed that the suspect was under the influence, there are still several unanswered questions here which include whether or not excessive speed or distracted driving played a role? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the surviving family of the Flor Bertha Ultreras-Siba, as well as the injured driver will have the right to pursue wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit respectively against the DUI motorist. Victims involved in these accidents may seek compensation for damages including funeral costs, medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income, pain and suffering, and loss of love and companionship.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a traffic accident, contact our Bakersfield wrongful death and personal injury lawyers today at 855-703-4186.
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