Fashawn Pearson Arrested After Fatal Bakersfield DUI Car Crash on East Panama Lane
Bakersfield, California (May 6, 2020) – The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the victim who died in an alleged DUI car accident that occurred on East Panama Lane in Bakersfield last month at approximately 3:46 a.m. April 6.
A Toyota operated by 52-year-old Victor Gonzalez, west on Panama Lane was struck from behind by Audi that was heading in the same direction.
Gonzalez’s vehicle rolled over after it slammed into a pole and caught fire.
25-year-old Fashawn Pearson from Bakersfield was determined to have been driving under the influence before the crash.
Meanwhile, Pearson was arrested for DUI, resulting in death and gross vehicular manslaughter.
An investigation into the crash is underway. Anyone with additional information about the mishap is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police at (661) 327-7111.
We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Victor Gonzalez. It is extremely difficult to lose a loved one, especially when it happens unexpectedly.
If your loved one died and you believe someone else was at fault, we encourage you to contact our legal team for a free, confidential consultation. Our legal team can help you understand your legal rights.
When a fatal accident is caused by a person or entity’s negligence, the resulting death is considered “wrongful” in the eyes of the law. The surviving family members have legal rights for a wrongful death claim.
Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO of Alpine Law Group, advises surviving family members to “talk to a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible to understand your legal options and take action aimed at securing the maximum compensation.”
We understand that there is no amount of financial recovery that can make up for the immense loss of your loved one, but it can ease your financial burdens and help you forge your way forward.
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