Man Victim in DUI Crash on Old Highway 99
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, November 4th
November 5, 2018- According to the Siskiyou Daily News, a deadly DUI collision was reported last night on Old Highway 99 near Pumphouse Road.
The crash occurred at precisely 5:01 p.m. involving a pickup truck and a Ford Focus.
California Highway Patrol officials have concluded that the driver of the pickup truck identified as Tyler Michael Adams-Warf, 22, had been headed northbound swerving all over the road before entering southbound lanes and hitting the Ford Focus head-on.
Inside the Ford was a male victim who has not been identified. He tragically did not survive the impact and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Tyler Michael Adams-Warf Arrested
Meanwhile, authorities were able to determine that Adams-Warf had been driving under the influence. Officials placed him under arrest prior to him being taken by ambulance to Fairchild Medical Center. His injuries were considered minor.
According to the article, the 22-year-old man has since been released from the hospital and now is currently being held at Siskiyou County Jail on multiple charges.
No further details have been provided thus far as this story will be updated pending the disclosure of the victim’s name.
*We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the victim as they search for peace and comfort.
Wrongful Death Attorney
Based on the information provided, the DUI driver, Tyler Michael Adams-Warf, will be held fully responsible for driving under the influence which resulted in the death of the driver of the other vehicle involved.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the surviving family members of the victim will be entitled to a wrongful death claim against the suspect. Wrongful death victims may seek compensation for damages including funeral costs and loss of companionship.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a DUI car accident, contact our experienced wrongful death lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance needed.
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