Fatal Pedestrian Accident Caused by DUI Driver at Western Avenue in Buena Park
Buena Park (June 25, 2018) – A driver, suspected to be under the influence, struck and killed a pedestrian on Saturday night. A local news source reported the accident that occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Jackson Way and Western Avenue in Buena Park.
According to the report, a 51-year-old man was crossing the road at the intersection with his family when he was struck and killed by the motorist. Reportedly, the family was crossing the street at a marked crosswalk at the time of the accident. While none of the other family members were injured, the man who was struck was unfortunately killed.
According to officers, the man who hit the pedestrian, 32-year-old Jason Rarey was quite possibly under the influence of narcotics at the time of the incident. Rarey was arrested, and the nature of the accident remains under a full investigation. We extend our condolences to the family members and loved ones of the deceased.
Wrongful Death Attorney
This accident is under a full investigation in order to conclusively determine without a doubt who was at fault for the crash. Investigators will be looking at right-of-way along with excessive speed, distracted driving, and intoxication. Because of the arrest that has already been made, investigators will likely be solidifying grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit.
The sudden death of a loved one often causes extremely high financial obligations. Funeral costs, loss of future wages, and loss of companionship are all reasons why many victims’ family members choose to file a claim for compensation. Nevertheless, it is always up to the victims’ family to seek compensation or not. Albeit, we are proud of our determination to bring negligent drivers to justice.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery. If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.