Francisco Rojas, 25, Killed in Laguna Beach DUI Crash on Coast Highway
LAGUNA BEACH (July 15, 2018) – A man was killed after an alleged DUI crash along Coast Highway on Saturday night, according to The Orange County Register and NBC Los Angeles.
The Orange County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 25-year-old Francisco Rojas, of Murrieta.
As per the reports, Laguna Beach police said Rojas was driving a vehicle when he was struck by another car on Coast Highway. The collision took place at 8:55 p.m. on Highway 1 near Aliso Beach Park, also known as the Aliso Dip.
Car Crash on Coast Highway Near Aliso Beach park
Officials affirmed that Rojas was immediately taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, the other motorist involved was believed to have been under the influence of alcohol when the accident occurred. The suspect, whose name was not disclosed, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
The incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Mr. Francisco Rojas during such a difficult time.
Orange County Wrongful Death Lawyer
It is evident that the driver involved will be held fully responsible for causing the incident that led to the death of an innocent motorist. The suspect is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol when the collision occurred. DUI is considered a serious crime throughout the state, especially if the incident tragically killed another individual.
The surviving family of Mr. Francisco Rojas will then have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the suspect.
Family members of wrongful death victims will be entitled to a recompense for the funeral costs, hospital bills, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident caused by the negligence and wrongdoing of another person, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with one of our experienced Orange County wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.