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Woman Arrested for DUI after Fatally Running over Father

 Posted on June 01, 2014 in DUI

A Riverside woman, who seems to have run over her father in a tragic accident while she was under the influence of alcohol, has been arrested.

According to police, the woman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after the accident in which she struck her father with her car, while under the influence of alcohol. The father was trying to convince her not to drive while drunk. The woman has been drinking at home, and arguing with family members. She seems to have rushed outside her home, and tried to drive off in her car. Her father tried to persuade her not to drive since she had been drinking. However, she refused to listen to him, and when he tried to prevent her from driving off by standing in the driveway, she struck him as she was backing out of the garage.

The father was rushed to the hospital where he later died. The woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI, and after investigation, could actually face more charges.

This seems to have been a very tragic accident, and the woman is now facing not just drunk driving charges and possibly additional charges linked to the death of the father, but also a lifetime of remorse and regret. Most DUI charges will not involve fatalities or even a serious injury, but when they do, those DUI charges are automatically bumped up into more serious felony charges.

If you have been arrested for DUI, call a DUI defense lawyer in Los Angeles immediately. In the meantime, while you wait for the lawyer, stay calm at the scene of the arrest, don't get hostile with police officers, don't resist arrest and don't say too much.

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