Antonio Navarrete Arrested After Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident at Main Street and Culver Drive in Irvine


Irvine Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident at Main Street and Culver Drive, Antonio Navarrete Arrested

Antonio Navarrete Arrested After Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident at Main Street and Culver Drive in Irvine

Irvine, California – 40-year-old Antonio Calixto Navarrete of San Clement was arrested following a fatal hit-and-run collision at the intersection of Main Street and Culver Drive in Irvine.

Navarrete was driving a Ford F-150 when, for unknown reasons, collided with a black Hyundai Elantra at the intersection.

The collision was reported on Saturday night at around 8:45 p.m., August 22.

Paramedics responded to the scene and rushed a 20-year-old woman, of Irvine, to Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana, where she succumbed to her injuries.

The deceased was a passenger in the Hyundai.

Navarrete fled the scene immediately after the crash but was stopped by the police a short distance from the crash site.

Police arrested Navarrete on suspicion of felony hit-and-run, driving under the influence and murder.

No other injuries were reported in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with additional information about the accident is asked to call The Irvine Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team at 714-724-7000.

Arin Khodaverdian, CEO and Managing Attorney 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. Swift action by an intelligent and experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

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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. We have numerous other 6-figure settlements within 30 days. While these results are atypical and do not predict future outcomes, justice in these cases helped bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the families.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is the recipient of numerous accolades including one of the: Top 10 Wrongful Death Settlements in CA in 2019; Top 10 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in CA in 2019; Top 10 Truck Accident Settlements in CA in 2019, and Top 10 Motorcycle Accident Settlements in CA in 2019. He is a Berkeley graduate and proud personal injury and wrongful death attorney. He is personally available 24/7 for free, no-obligation consultations and second opinions by calling 800-984-4123. He can also be reached via email using the contact form on this site.