News: Driver pleads guilty to DUI manslaughter in Kearny Mesa crash

KEARNY MESA, CA – A man plead guilty to DUI manslaughter for an accident in which a pedestrian was killed in Kearny Mesa, KUSI reports. 

The suspect, a 39-year-old man sped through a red light on Othello Avenue. His Tesla flew off the road after hitting a dip in the pavement and struck a female pedestrian.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where she later passed away.

If you were involved in a car accident or as a pedestrian around San Diego, the steps you take in the moments afterward are vital when you decide to file a claim. Before you do anything else, make sure everyone is safe and contact emergency services. Once everyone is accounted for, you should begin to gather evidence at the scene and exchange contact and insurance information with any other drivers involved. Next, contact local authorities to file an official accident report before anyone leaves the scene. Lastly, contact an experienced San Diego car accident lawyer from HHJ Trial Attorneys to find out if your case could be eligible for financial compensation. We can be reached through our online case information form or by phone at 1-888-50-LAWFIRM.

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