28yo Briana Day arrested for DUI killing in Walnut Creek
WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 1, 2022) – Briana Day, 28, was arrested Saturday for the DUI killing of one pedestrian, and injuring another in Walnut Creek.
Walnut Creek Police officers reportedly heard a crash at around 1:50 a.m. Saturday morning near North Main Street and Pine Street. Officers arrived to find a pickup truck and two pedestrians who were walking on the sidewalk of North Main Street.
The pickup truck also crashed into a cement pillar, according to CBS News.
One of the victims was taken to a nearby hospital with major injuries, and the other was pronounced dead on the scene.
Police arrested Briana Day, whom they say was driving under the influence, for vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence.
Day was taken to the Martinez Detention Facility and was being held on $300,000 bail.
Any witnesses or those with more info are encouraged to call Walnut Creek PD Dispatch at 925-935-6400.
Liability In Walnut Creek DUI Car Accidents
It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Pursuant to California Vehicle Code 23152, “(a) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle. (b) It is unlawful for a person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.” Even small amounts of alcohol can substantially impair drivers in the following ways:
- Delayed reaction times
- Loss of muscle control
- Impaired judgment
- Lowered alertness
The family of any victim that has been injured or killed in a collision with a drunk driver may have legal recourse through a bodily injury or wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating Briana Day’s DUI Crash
We at Accident News Now extend our deepest condolences to the family of the person killed by Briana Day, and our well wishes to the person injured. Any person that may have information about what happened should reach out to the police. A thorough investigation must be conducted for the sake of all who have lost so much.
Do you need more information about an accident that took place in Walnut Creek? 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. Whether you just have legal questions or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (844) 966-0965.