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2 Women Die in Fiery Crash, Man Arrested for Suspected DUI

User TMSZ via Wikimedia Creative Commons LicenseAccidents can happen to anyone, but often these accidents could have been avoided if the one who caused them had chosen to behave in a responsible manner. People who drink and drive, people who disregard the law, people who act in a reckless manner, and all the variations that derive from them cause enormous amounts of pain and suffering. They owe something to their victims and to the families of the victims. A good personal injury attorney can help those who suffered losses get what they deserve.

Two women were killed when a vehicle struck their sedan from behind, causing it to explode on Interstate 15, a little north of the 91 Freeway, according to the police.

The suspect, a 34-year-old resident of Riverside, was driving a black sedan at more than 100 mph, according to witnesses. He struck a silver Toyota driven by one of the women, at high speed. California Highway Patrol has not yet released the names of the victims.

The driver of the black car suffered only minor injuries and was arrested and jailed. It is likely he will be charged with drunken driving causing bodily injury, as well as gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. He was held on $75,000 bail.

A 21-year-old male passenger in the black sedan suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Riverside Community Hospital. A second passenger in the suspect’s car, a 26-year-old male of Moreno Valley was uninjured.

Tragedies caused by someone else’s carelessness or negligence have to be answered — not just by the legal consequences, but by addressing the grievance to the victims or to the ones left behind. We can help you do that at Milligan, Beswick, Levine, and Knox. Contact us today so we can help you get the compensation you deserve.

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Stephen Levine, is a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Defense — an honor achieved by only the top criminal law attorneys in California. Mr. Levine has over 40 years of experience in criminal defense and family law serving Southern California, and is a highly regarded Super Lawyer as well as AV Rated attorney.