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DUI Crash Leaves One Injured and One Fatality

Walnut Creek, CA – A collision between a pickup truck and two pedestrians occurred on Saturday, July 30, 2022. The crash occurred around 1:50 a.m. near N. Main Street and Pine Street.  

According to police, the pickup truck collided with two pedestrians walking on the sidewalk of N. Main Street. One pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was taken to the hospital with major injuries. The driver of the pickup truck, Briana Day, was arrested for driving under the influence and causing injury and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. 

Pedestrian Accidents 

Drunk drivers cause more than 17,000 deaths each year. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes reviewing:  

  • How much the driver drank 
  • Where the driver was drinking 
  • Police accident report  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Any video evidence of the crash 

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm, has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents and have found some common causes include:  

  • Distracted Driving   
  • Failure to yield right of way   
  • Speeding  
  • Aggressive driving   
  • Inexperienced driving   
  • Fatigue   
  • Alcohol or drug involvement   
  • Backing up unsafely 

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.   

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

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