CATHEDRAL CITY, CALIFORNIA (March 30, 2017) – Miguel Munguia has been identified as the man killed in a DUI accident on Whispering Palms Trail on Thursday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 12:40 am at the intersection of Whispering Palms Trail and McCallum Way. A 19 year old man driving a Jeep Cherokee westbound on McCallum failed to stop at a stop sign on Whispering Palms Trail. As he entered the intersection at a high rate of speed, he collided with the passenger side of a Ford Mustang heading north on Whispering Palms.
The passenger in the Mustang, identified as 26 year old Miguel Villanueva Mungia, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Mutang was taken to a hospital in unknown condition. The driver of the Jeep was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and the accident remains under investigation at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.