In a tragic incident out of South Los Angeles, 22-year-old Xinhai Huang was killed in a car crash on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 3:30am. The crash occurred at the intersection of Hyde Park Blvd and West Boulevard. Huang, a student at USC was a passenger in a Ford Mustang driven by a friend when it was struck by a woman who was intoxicated driving a Ford Explorer.
ALCOHOL PLAYED MAIN ROLE IN CAUSING THE CRASH
The explorer ran a red light, headed westbound and struck the passenger side of the vehicle Huang was travelling in. The driver, who is suspected of driving under the influence was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of her injuries will be arrested upon her release.
USC HONOR STUDENT
Xinhai Huang, was an electrical engineering major at USC and was in his junior year. Huang was an honor student and on the deans list.
INVESTIGATION AND LEGAL RIGHTS
As the investigation continues into the causes of the crash, it is important to remember that there are legal remedies and rights that the family of a wrongful death victim has. Especially when a criminal act is involved, it is important to have legal representation to help navigate the often complex legal system.
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A wrongful death is the unnatural death of one caused by the negligence of another. A death resulting from a car accident negligently driven by someone would be classified as a wrongful death. With more than 35+ years of combined legal experience, TorkLaw has been representing victims and families of catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases.
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