VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA (February 4, 2017) – Angel Barranco was tragically killed by a drunk driver on Saturday morning near Amethyst Road and Mojave Drive, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 1:45 am at the intersection of Mojave Drive and Amethyst Road. A 2002 Hyundai sedan driven by a 56 year old man driving under the influence of alcohol failed to stop at a posted stop sign and t-boned a 2015 Honda Accord on the driver side.
The driver of the Honda Accord, 35 year old Angel Barranco, was tragically killed in the accident. 25 year old Barbara Velasco, Angel Barranco’s wife, was injured in the accident and was rushed to the hospital, and is reportedly 7 months pregnant. Barbara’s mother 42 year old Monica Alarcon was also hospitalized after the accident.
The driver of the 2002 Hyundai was identified as 56 year old Alexander Delapaz-Perez. Alexander Delapaz-Perez was arrested for gross vehicular manslaughter and for driving under the influence of alcohol. The investigation is ongoing at this time, but initial reports indicate Delapaz-Perez already had two DUI convictions.
“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. Serving Victorville, Los Angeles, San Diego, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.