Jacob Farrand, 24, Killed La Habra DUI Car Accident
LA HABRA (September 20, 2018) – A man was killed after an alleged DUI crash in the area of East La Habra and South Harbor Boulevards early Thursday morning, according to KTLA.
Orange County Coroner’s Office named the victim as 24-year-old Jacob Farrand, of La Habra.
As per the article, police said a vehicle was going east on La Habra Boulevard when it collided head-on with another car that was headed north on Harbor Boulevard at the time.
One of the drivers involved, identified as Farrand, was pronounced dead at the scene. The collision took place at about 2:30 a.m. near the intersection.
Suspected DUI Driver ID’d as Scott Hisaka, 28
Meanwhile, the other motorist was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The patient, 28-year-old Scott Hisaka, was believed to have been under the influence when the wreck occurred.
The La Habra man was later released into police custody and will be booked into Orange County Jail on suspicion of murder and felony DUI. The investigation is ongoing.
*We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Mr. Jacob Farrand during such a difficult time.
Los Angeles County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on the news report, it is evident that Mr. Scott Hisaka will be held fully liable for causing the tragic incident that led to the death of the other motorist involved. The suspect is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time, which has corresponding criminal penalties as it is considered as a serious crime throughout the state.
The surviving family of Mr. Jacob Farrand will then have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit, seeking a compensation for the funeral cost, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto collision caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, contact our experienced Los Angeles County wrongful death lawyer at 855-703-4186 and let us help you.
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