Aaron James Price killed in DUI crash, leaving three children injured

Posted: June 2, 2022

SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA (June 2, 2022) – Aaron James Price, 38 of San Ramon, was killed in a suspected DUI accident near the Antioch bridge according to East Bay Times.

Three children were passengers in Price’s vehicle: a 15-year-old girl in the passenger seat, and two boys, ages 4 and 6 in the back seat of the car. All three children were injured and hospitalized as a result of the accident.

The other driver involved in the crash was identified as a 70-year-old woman from Rio Vista. Reports say that the woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries but is listed in stable condition.

Aaron James Price was drunk behind the wheel when the accident took place on Sunday around 10:20 p.m. on Highway 160 between the Antioch bridge and West Brannan Island Road.

Price’s relationship to the children in the car has not yet been specified by authorities.

Liability In Sacramento 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 A Sacramento DUI Car Accident

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Jermari Terrell. 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 Bakersfield? 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 (888) 888-9285.

 

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