On Monday, an under the influence (DUI) driver fatally struck and killed a 55 year old bicyclist in Huntington Beach. The accident occurred during the day with several witnesses on hand. The cyclist was transported to a local hospital after being rear-ended by a white Mercedes Benz sedan. He was later pronounced dead. His name was withheld pending notification of kin.
The suspect was arrested for driving under the influence, but could face additional charges.Due to the circumstances of the accident, the victim’s family has decided to hire a wrongful death lawyer for guidance on the case.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information was urged to contact Huntington Beach Police Accident Investigator Tai Huynh at (714) 536-5670.
Jimmy Cha, Attorney at Law