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DUI Driver Arrested after Striking and Killing Woman near Magnolia Street

ANAHEIM, CA (March 23, 2021) – Early Sunday morning, 31-year-old Desiree Robles died following a DUI collision on Katella Avenue.

Officers arrived to the area around 1:30 a.m., near Magnolia Street. According to police, Robles was walking outside of a marked crosswalk when he was struck by an SUV.

Due to the impact of the crash, Robles suffered critical injuries and later died on scene. Meanwhile, the driver who has yet to be identified stayed and cooperated with the authorities.

Following investigations, the suspect was arrested for DUI.

In addition, the surrounding area was closed during preliminary duties; however, the roadway has since reopened to traffic. Those with further information regarding the crash are encouraged to contact local authorities immediately.

Once available, more information will be given.


We at Sweet James would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Desiree Robles. May you find comfort and strength through the memories of your loved one.


If you have lost a loved one in a similar pedestrian accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet James. With over 20 years of experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. Their legal team has handled a variety of cases including auto accidents, personal injury, and wrongful death. Focus on grieving your loved one, while they take care of the rest. For more information about your options, call them for a free consultation at (800) 975-3435.

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