A man lost his life and a woman was seriously injured in a DUI accident last week. Due to the negligence of a drunk driver, a motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Orange County, California. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), 27-year-old L.J. was driving her vehicle at high speeds when she lost control and struck another car. One of the vehicles drifted over several lanes of traffic and went into the carpool lane. When the vehicle finally came to a rest, it did so directly in the path of an oncoming motorcyclist who was unable to avoid striking the car. News sources say that the motorcyclist was thrown from his bike upon impact.
The victim, 32-year-old J.C., was declared dead after police arrived. The second driver was brought to an area hospital with serious injuries. L.J. has since been charged with driving under the influence and causing a traffic accident. Do you stand accused of causing a DUI accident? If so, it is important that your get an Orange County DUI lawyer involved in your case immediately as you may face tough DUI penalties if you are convicted. Don't wait - contact the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry today to arrange an initial consultation.