Woman Killed in DUI Head-On Crash on Gothard near Cedar in Huntington Beach

Woman Killed in Huntington Beach Crash on Gothard Street near Cedar Avenue


Huntington Beach, California (January 2, 2020) – A 61-year-old woman was killed in a head-on collision in Huntington Beach on Wednesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The deadly collision occurred on Gothard Street near Cedar Avenue at about 9:25 p.m. January 1.

A 17-year-old boy from Westminster was reportedly driving a 2013 Nissan Rogue northbound in the southbound lanes when he collided head-on with a 2016 Kia Soul.

The Huntington Beach woman who was in the back seat was seriously injured and was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange where she died while undergoing treatment.

The driver and a front-seat passenger in the Soul suffered minor injuries in the accident.

The teenage driver, who was later determined to have been driving under the influence of alcohol, sustained minor injuries.

No other information was provided.               

An investigation in to 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.