Man, 44, Fatally Hit by Suspected DUI Driver at Argonaut and Mowry in Fremont
FREMONT (December 8, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed after an alleged DUI accident at Argonaut Way and Mowry Avenue Friday morning, according to San Francisco Gate.
The collision took place just before 10 a.m.
As per the article, police said a 44-year-old Huntington Beach man was attempting to move a piano out of a trailer and into a home in the area when he was struck by a 2013 Nissan Rogue.
The victim was on a grass median on Argonaut Way and died at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the Nissan became impaled on the back of the trailer following the crash. The 57-year-old Fremont man driving the car at the time was found unconscious inside the wreckage.
The driver was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities believed that the motorist was high on drugs at the time of the tragic incident and arrested the suspect on suspicion of driving under the influence causing fatal injury.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the victim during such a difficult time.
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 man. The motorist is accused of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol when the collision occurred. DUI is considered a serious crime throughout the state, especially if the incident tragically killed another individual.
The family members of the deceased man will then have the right to pursue a wrongful death against the at-fault party who has neglected the safety of others on the road. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship. No monetary amount can replace your loved one, however, it is important that the surviving family is aware of their legal rights.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with one of our experienced 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 800-235-6801 for a free consultation.
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