Peach & Weathers
Free Consultations 909-494-2565
Your Legal Issue Is Important 909-494-2565
Areas & Topics

Drunk driver kills a young man

A 20-year old man was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a suspected drunk driver early the other morning in Chino.

It was reported that the 22-year old driver crashed into an embankment, killing one of his three passengers. The other passengers, a 19-year old woman and a 16-year old girl were taken to a nearby hospital with major injuries.

California law states that it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. California Penal Code Section 191.5(a) states, "Gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated is the unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought, in the driving of a vehicle, where the driving was in violation of Section 23140, 23152, or 23153 of the Vehicle Code, and the killing was either the proximate result of the commission of an unlawful act, not amounting to a felony, and with gross negligence, or the proximate result of the commission of a lawful act that might produce death, in an unlawful manner, and with gross negligence."

The driver was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information


San Bernardino Office
788 N. Arrowhead Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92401

Phone: 909-494-2565
Fax: 909-885-9565
San Bernardino Law Office Map

Riverside Office
7095 Indiana Avenue
Suite 200
Riverside, CA 92506

Phone: 909-494-2565
Map & Directions

Avvo - Rate you Lawyer. Get Free Legal Advice.
Review Us