CHP reported a fatal DUI crash in Victorville last week, February 6th.
Miguel Valadez Hernandez, 39, was struck while on the right shoulder while standing outside his vehicle.
The incident took place within the northbound side of the 15 Freeway.
A Chevrolet Cruz hit Hernandez after hitting his vehicle around 7:15 p.m.
The man became trapped underneath the Chevrolet as a result and sadly died at the scene.
It was also discovered that the female driver was drunk at the time of the accident.
She was taken into custody.
An active investigation remains underway.
Someone dies every 50 minutes in the U.S. due to drunk drivers. It is important to always obey traffic rules and avoid distractions while driving.
If you or a loved one has fallen victim to an impaired driver, contact Avian Law Group today at (888) 231-3513.