Pedestrian Accident in Vista: Driver Faces Multiple Charges

[Vista, CA] A fatal accident occurred early Sunday morning in Vista, as a pedestrian lost their life in a DUI-related crash. According to the California Highway Patrol, a man was standing outside his Chevrolet in the median on eastbound Highway 78 when he was hit by a Buick Verano driven by Isabella Herrera, age 22, from Oceanside, around 10:20 a.m.

Unfortunately, the pedestrian was unable to survive the injuries sustained from the collision. The victim’s identity has not been released at this time.

Isabella Herrera suffered moderate injuries in the crash but is expected to recover. However, she was arrested on multiple charges, including gross vehicular manslaughter and felony driving under the influence.

The CHP is still investigating this pedestrian accident in Vista, and depending on the outcome of the investigation, the family of the victim may pursue a wrongful death claim. Family members of wrongful death victims can seek compensation for their loss of companionship, pain and suffering, and emotional distress following a tragic and catastrophic event such as this.

Losing a loved one is never easy, especially when it happens due to someone else’s negligence. If you or someone you know has lost a loved one in a wrongful death incident, it’s essential to seek legal advice and explore your legal options.

The Farahi Law Firm is here to help you with your wrongful death claim. Our award-winning wrongful death attorneys can guide you through the process and help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Contact us at (844) 824-2955 to schedule a free consultation.

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