Mia Johnson Died After Rancho Cucamonga Car Accident With Drunk Driver By Milliken Avenue and Base Line Road
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY (July 21, 2021) – A woman identified as Mia Johnson has tragically died in a car accident with a drunk driver near the intersection of Milliken Avenue and Base Line Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place on Saturday. A 32-year-old driver suspected of DUI crashed into three vehicles.
Mia Johnson was a passenger in one of those cars and left with serious injuries. An ambulance was called to the scene in order to help everyone.
Sadly, Mia Johnson died following the crash. The suspect is currently being held on a $1,000,000 bond.
Liability In San Bernardino County DUI Car Accidents
Driver intoxication is one of the leading causes of car accidents in the United States. Every year nearly 11,000 people are killed in accidents involving drivers that are intoxicated. Around 1,000 of those victims are children. Many substances can impair drivers. It’s not just alcohol that’s a problem. Even marijuana use prior to driving can contribute to accidents.
When a driver is negligent and causes a car accident they could face a number of penalties. They could obviously be criminally prosecuted if they broke the law and drove while intoxicated. The family of any victim that died in a car accident can also hold the negligent driver at fault through a civil claim. 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 San Bernardino County DUI Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Mia Johnson. Any person that may have information about what happened should reach out to police. This was a preventable tragedy that could have been avoided.
Do you need more information about an accident that took place in San Bernardino County? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help with whatever you need. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get the answers and information that they are owed. Whether you just have legal questions or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.