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Orange, CA – Pedestrian Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Tustin St.

Orange, CA – Pedestrian Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Tustin St.

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Orange, CA (March 12, 2024) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in Orange on Monday afternoon, March 11th. The accident happened just after 11:00 a.m. in the 300 block of North Tustin Street.

According to the Orange Police Department, an unidentified man was crossing the street when he was hit by a silver sedan. When rescue workers arrived, they found the pedestrian lying on his back in the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the crash scene. After a brief pursuit, police arrested 31-year-old Jonathan Lopez in connection with the accident. Lopez showed signs of being intoxicated and was later arrested and charged with felony DUI, hit and run, and vehicular homicide. The road was closed for several hours while the crash was investigated. There is no further information available at this time.

We want to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family in the aftermath of this deadly pedestrian accident in Orange.

Pedestrian Accidents in California

Pedestrian accidents in California take place multiple times per day. Pedestrians are among the most vulnerable crash victims on our state’s roadways, with more than 80% of pedestrian accidents resulting in some type of injuries. Many of the injuries are serious in nature and can even be fatal. While each crash must be closely investigated, the main cause of most pedestrian accidents is driver negligence.

If you or a loved one have been impacted by a pedestrian accident in our state, your best option is to seek the services of a skilled an experienced California pedestrian accident lawyer. The law can be complicated and it is vital to have an advocate who understands how the law applies to your case and how it can be used for your benefit.

Here at Khorshidi Law, our team of skilled and dedicated attorneys stands ready to provide assistance to you. We know that there is nothing more devastating than the loss of a family member in a collision, especially if the accident was caused by someone else. We will fight for your legal rights and the compensation that you deserve.

Our team stands for your call at any time. We always offer free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. There is no financial obligation on your part until we obtain a recovery. To speak with a pedestrian accident lawyer in Orange, please reach out to us using our online intake form or give us a call at (310) 273-2211.

 

Note: These posts are exclusively created for Khorshidi Law Firm. The information utilized is sourced from various secondary sources, including news organizations, newspaper articles, police accident reports, police blotters, social media platforms, and first-hand eyewitness accounts of accidents in Southern California. Please note that we have not independently verified all reported facts. If you find any inaccuracies, kindly contact our firm promptly for corrections. Additionally, if you wish to have a post removed from our site, please reach out to us, and we will remove it as swiftly as possible.

Disclaimer: These posts are crafted to highlight the dangers of driving, urging our community to exercise caution on the roads. It’s essential to clarify that the information herein does not constitute medical or legal advice. Furthermore, any images featured are not taken at the scene of the depicted accidents.

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