Deion Nobles Bakersfield: Deion Nobles Killed In Bakersfield DUI Car Accident On Chester Avenue
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (February 17, 2020) – A man identified as Deion Nobles has tragically died in a DUI car accident along Chester Avenue in Bakersfield.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the collision occurred on Friday night. For reasons that remain under investigation a pickup truck hit Deion Nobles as he was riding a motorcycle.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving measures Deion Nobles later died due to his injuries.
The driver of the truck was later arrested on suspicion of felony DUI.
Liability In Bakersfield DUI Car Accidents
According to the Centers For Disease Control, “In 2016, 10,497 people died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, accounting for 28% of all traffic-related deaths in the United States. Of the 1,233 traffic deaths among children ages 0 to 14 years in 2016, 214 (17%) involved an alcohol-impaired driver.” Even moderate amounts of alcohol below the legal limit can substantially impair a driver’s ability to drive safely. Drunk drivers with a BAC of 0.05% will typically experience:
- Impaired judgment
- Usually good feeling
- Lowered alertness
- Release of inhibition
- Reduced coordination
- Reduced ability to track moving object
Drivers that cause accidents while intoxicated will typically face civil and criminal liability. The family of any victim that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through California Civil Code 377.60. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and loss of love. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case free of cost and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Bakersfield DUI Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Deion Nobles. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to the police as they continue their investigation. There is simply no reason that any driver should ever operate their vehicle under the influence. There are a number of affordable transportation options for those who choose to go out and drink.
Do you need more information about an accident that took place in California? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.