PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA (January 30, 2017) – Keyon Parks was killed in a DUI accident on Monday night on Sunrise Way and Amado Road, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:49 pm at the intersection of Sunrise Way and Amado Road. A man identified as Robert Garcia Jr was driving southbound on Sunrise Way while under the influence of drugs when he attempted to turn left onto Amado Road through oncoming traffic. As he attempted the turn, he was struck by an SUV.
A passenger inside Robert Garcia’s vehicle was tragically killed in the collision, and was identified as 39 year old Keyon Parks. The driver of the SUV and their passenger were also injured and rushed to a nearby hospital. Robert Garcia Jr was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. The investigation is ongoing.
“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.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. With offices available in Palm Springs, Los Angeles, Fresno, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.