Malcolm Harvey, 26, Victim in DUI Car Crash
MADERA (July 17, 2017)- According to the Fresno Bee, a man identified as Malcolm Harvey, 26, was tragically fatally injured in an auto accident Sunday evening at an intersection.
Police officials were notified of the crash at 9:43 p.m. involving a 2005 Infinity and a Honda CR-V.
The driver of 2005 Honda CR-V identified as Noah Whitney, 22, has been traveling on Road 36 at excess speeds. He approached a four way stop at Avenue 15 and failed to stop proceeding through the intersection where he broadsided the Infinity driven by Malcolm Harvey.
Authorities pronounced Harvey deceased at the scene upon their arrival.
Noah Whitney Arrested Madera Car Accident
Meanwhile, both Noah Whitney and his unidentified passenger were injured varying from moderate to serious as they were both transported to Community Regional Med Center.
California Highway Patrol officials were able to confirm that drugs were involved and a contributing factor which will lead to the eventual arrest of Whitney after he is released from Community Regional.
Based on this news report, the driver of the Honda CR-V, Noah Whitney, will be held liable for the death of the victim young man. Whitney proceeded into the intersection after blowing through a stop sign at high speeds directly into the victim, Malcolm Paul. Authorities were also able to confirm that Whitney was under the influence of some sort of drug substance not specified within the report which will eventually lead to his arrest once released from the hospital. With that being said, the family members of Malcolm Harvey will have the right to a wrongful death claim against the driver Noah Whitney which will allow them to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been the victim of a fatal accident, contact our Madera County and Fresno wrongful death lawyers at the Johnson Attorney’s Group today at 800-235-6801.
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