53-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Killed in DUI Collision near Chapman Avenue

GARDEN GROVE, CA (November 9, 2022) – Sunday, Alexis Lopez was arrested and a man was killed in a pedestrian crash on Brookhurst Street.

The incident happened on November 6th, at about 1:55 a.m., in the 12000 block of Brookhurst Street near Chapman Avenue.

According to reports, a 53-year-old man was walking in the area when a vehicle struck him, leaving him with serious injuries. The driver, Lopez, then fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim.

First responders arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. There, medics pronounced the 53-year-old man dead, due to the extent of his condition.

At this time, authorities are withholding his identity pending notification of his next of kin.

Police later located and arrested 26-year-old Alexis Lopez on charges of DUI and manslaughter.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincere sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased man. May the memories of your loved one give you comfort in the difficult days ahead.

The sudden loss of a loved one is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, their litigators can help with your situation. They are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. Rest assured, you will have an enthusiastic attorney on your side. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message.

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