(November 10, 2019) – The authorities have disclosed the identities of
three people who were injured in a suspected DUI car accident on Friday
afternoon in Anza, Riverside.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident
happened on Highway 371 near Homestead Road at about 2 p.m. November 8.
CHP said 40-year-old Margarito Pacheco was driving a Chevy
Astro van westbound on the roadway and was attempting to make a U-turn when it
collided with a Toyota Tacoma driven by 42-year-old Top Metal Dragon.
The firefighters who responded to the incident had to
extricate Pacheco from his van.
Pacheco and a passenger in the truck identified as
58-year-old Hongsa Insixiengmay were flown to Desert Regional Medical Center
for treatment of major injuries.
Dragon also sustained major injuries in the accident and was
transported to Inland Valley Medical Center for treatment.
Pacheco was later arrested on suspicion of DUI.
No further information was provided.
An investigation to determine the cause of the accident is
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.