Adrian Ortega Arrested after Fatal Bicycle Crash on Foothill Boulevard and Huntington Drive in Irwindale


Adrian Ortega Arrested after Irwindale Bicycle Accident at Foothill Boulevard and Huntington Drive

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Adrian Ortega Arrested in Irwindale Bicycle Accident at Foothill Boulevard and Huntington Drive

Irwindale, California – Adrian Ortega, 21, of La Puente, was arrested following an early Saturday morning Irwindale bicycle accident that killed one person in the area of Foothill Boulevard and Huntington Drive.

At around 1:21 a.m., authorities responded to a report of a person who was lying in a traffic lane near some bicycle debris in the 2900 block of Huntington Drive.

Authorities said a driver traveling eastbound on Huntington Drive struck a woman on a bicycle and continued heading east.

The woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police in West Covina stopped a suspect in the area of Francisquito and Sunset avenues and saw that the vehicle had evidence of being involved in the Irwindale hit-and-run.

The driver, identified as Ortega, was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter, DUI, and hit-and-run.

Ortega was booked into jail on a $100,000 bail.

The crash is under investigation.

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.”

“Usually, clients hire me immediately after their first consultation because they quickly figure out that I will treat them like family. I lift a weight off their shoulders immediately. That is my job. We simply leave no stone unturned – period. We go after everyone and everything. There is no other way to ensure justice,” Mr. Khodaverdian states.

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.