Driver Sentenced to Prison After Hit-and-Run
SANTA ANA, CA: on February 22nd, 2017, a man under the influence of drugs was sentenced to 15 years in prison for a hit-and-run accident he was involved in. the accident took place in November 2015 on Cedar Street in Santa Ana. the driver veered his van onto the sidewalk, hitting a 24-year-old man. Our car accident lawyer reports that the victim later died from his injuries. After hitting the pedestrian, the driver took off. Fortunately, a bystander witnessed the accident and took off after the driver. Getting him to pull over. on Tuesday, February 21st, the driver plead guilty for vehicular manslaughter and driving on a suspended license. the driver was also given a count for second-degree murder, but that was dismissed as part of the plea bargain.
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