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Angel Rodriguez Arrested after Fatal Collision Edinger Avenue 

SANTA ANA, CA (August 19, 2021) – Authorities arrested 26-year-old Angel Rodriguez after killing a man in a deadly DUI crash on Corta Drive.

The collision occurred just before 9:00 p.m., on August 4. Officers arrived at the intersection of Corta Drive and Edinger Avenue shortly after.

According to reports, the 26-year-old suspect was driving a white van when he turned left onto Corta Drive and collided with a gray SUV at the intersection.

Paramedics rushed the male driver of the SUV to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Meanwhile, medics took Angel Rodriguez to the hospital with unspecified injuries. Police later arrested him on suspicion of DUI, with a sentencing enhancement for inflicting injury.

At this time, authorities have not released to the identities of the deceased victim. However, further investigation of this accident is still ongoing.


The attorneys at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim.


If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence in a DUI car accident, do not hesitate to contact Sweet James today. It is their goal to provide your loved one the highest quality of legal representation. Their firm is dedicated to helping your bereaved family obtain both justice and maximum settlement. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call them for your free consultation at (800) 975-3435.

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