At about 12:20 a.m., the driver of a white Oldsmobile, Randy Albert Gaster, 53, blew through a stop sign and lost control at the intersection of Pearl Street and Olivetas Avenue.
Gaster’s vehicle eventually plowed into a home and crashed through the wall, where an unidentified 96-year-old man lived and had been sleeping before causing fatal injuries to the victim.
Gaster was determined to have been under the influence and was subsequently arrested and taken to jail. He will be charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving with a suspended license.
San Diego police officials are investigating the incident.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the man’s family and friends during such difficult times.
Most deadly accidents are preventable tragedies. If a negligent party has disregarded the safety of others has led to the death of a family member or close friend, it is likely you may have the right to a wrongful death lawsuit. If you have recently lost a loved one and you believe another person is at fault, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today to speak with one of our experienced San Diego wrongful death lawyers at 800-235-6801.
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