Drunk Driver Involved in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Antonio Parkway in Rancho Santa Margarita
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (April 10, 2023) – Officers confirmed that an 11-month-old infant died in a pedestrian accident on Antonio Parkway on March 29.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened near Oak Tree Park around 4:15 PM. Based on a report, a 54-year-old San Clemente man was traveling north on Antonio Parkway in a 2017 Hyundai Sonata prior to the crash.
Suddenly, he left the roadway and hit a family as they were walking on the sidewalk.
As a result, the child who was in a stroller was pronounced dead at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo.
The victim’s parents, a 34-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman suffered serious injuries.
Officers arrested the driver of the car on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.
As of now, officials ask anyone with information about this incident to contact CHP Officer Kinsey at 949-670-7030.
Our sincerest sympathies go to the family and loved ones of the victim.
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