DUI Fatal Crash on Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach

A man was killed in a two-car incident involving drunk driving on Edinger Avenue near Edwards Street in Huntington Beach, California. The fatal accident reportedly occurred around 9:30 pm.

According to local police, the accident unfolded when a Chevy Silverado, driven under the influence, crashed into a Toyota Prius at a high speed from behind in the same lane. As a result of the collision, the Toyota driver sustained severe injuries and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

In the aftermath of this tragic event, the 24-year-old behind the wheel of the Silverado attempted to flee the scene but was promptly captured by law enforcement officers and subsequently arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter.

Persons who may have witnessed the accident are encouraged to reach out to Traffic Investigator C. Houlston at (714) 536-5670.

Our deepest condolences are extended to the bereaved loved ones of the victim.

For those seriously impacted by such reckless traffic incidents, it’s important to remember that compensation can be sought for various forms of losses. If necessary, a wrongful death claim can be filed against the responsible party. The Law Offices of Daniel Kim offer free consultations to assist in determining the value of your case and calculating potential compensations, which could include costs for property damage, medical expenses, wrongful death, lost income, and more.

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