Child Injured in Irwindale Car Accident on Live Oak Avenue near 605 Freeway, Eric Vargas Arrested

Child Injured in DUI Car Crash on Live Oak Avenue near 605 Freeway in Irwindale


Irwindale, California (January 21, 2020) –  A man has been arrested following a multi-car crash that left a child seriously injured on Live Oak Avenue in Irwindale on Sunday evening.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Live Oak Avenue near Interstate 605 Freeway at about 8:40 p.m. January 19.

28-year-old Eric Vargas of Baldwin Park was driving a car at a high rate of speed and was approaching the 605 Freeway onramp when he crashed into two other vehicles.

A child in one of the cars sustained serious injuries in the accident and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

One other person was hospitalized in unknown condition.

Eric Vargas was treated for minor injuries before being arrested on suspicion of felony DUI.

No other 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.