Jessica Carrillo arrested for DUI, killing cyclist in Rancho Cucamonga

Posted: June 29, 2022

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (June 29, 2022) – Jessica Carrillo was arrested Saturday for suspicion of DUI when she struck and killed a cyclist in Rancho Cucamonga.

The accident occurred on June 25 around 6:50 p.m. near Archibald Avenue and the Pacific Electric Trail according to the Daily Bulletin. A call to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office reported an accident in which a vehicle ran a red light and struck a cyclist.

Jessica Carillo was driving a black Acura TSX while she was headed southbound on Archivald Avenue and ran a red light, crossing through the bike trail where she killed the cyclist.

Officers say that Carillo was under the influence of alcohol, with blood alcohol content over the legal limit of 0.08 percent.

Carillo was arrested for suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter, DUI causing injury and DUI causing injury with a BAC of over 0.08 percent.

Liability In Rancho Cucamonga Bicycle Accidents

All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting bicyclists and other pedestrians. According to California Vehicle Code 21200, “A person riding a bicycle or operating a pedicab upon a highway has all the rights and is subject to all the provisions applicable to the driver of a vehicle by this division, including, but not limited to, provisions concerning driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages or drugs, and by Division 10.” There are number of common causes of motorcycle accidents including:

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Driver fatigue
  • Prescription drug use
  • Inclement weather

The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and funeral expenses. It is extremely important that evidence is properly preserved and protected after an accident. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.

Investigating A Rancho Cucamonga Bicycle Accident

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of woman killed by Jessica Carrillo. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue their investigation. There needs to be a thorough investigation for the sake of all who have lost so much.

Do you need more information about an accident that took place in Rancho Cucamonga? 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. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (844) 966-0965.

 

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