San Francisco, California (December 1, 2019) – Two people were killed in a suspected DUI car accident that left five people injured in San Francisco on Sunday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal car
crash happened on Highway 101 near Highway 280 at about 4:10 a.m.
The authorities said 21-year-old Esteban Aguilar Jimenez was
driving a Dodge at a high rate of speed and was trying to pass a Nissan Rogue
when it crashed into the vehicle.
The Nissan crashed into a guardrail after being struck by a
One person was pronounced dead at the scene while the second
person succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
At least five other people were injured in the crash and
were taken to Valley Medical Center for treatment.
Jimenez was later arrested on suspicion of DUI.
No further information was provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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.