Riverside Driver Responsible for Fatal Collision

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This past Sunday near Lake Matthews, a man from Riverside was arrested by the California Highway Patrol on suspicion of felony driving under the influence. The man was at fault for a fatal head-on collision on El Sobrante Road in Riverside near Palm Road at 1:55 a.m.

Kevin McCarthy, 24, of Riverside, was driving northbound on El Sobrante late Saturday night in his 2013 Dodge when he crossed over the double yellow lines into oncoming traffic, colliding into a 2015 Nissan driven by Maria Mata, 55, of Long Beach. McCarthy, Mata, and two passengers from Mata’s vehicle were hospitalized at the Riverside Community Hospital.

Tragically, Angelica Garcia Martinez Figueroa, 52, of Long Beach, died of injuries sustained from the collision. She was one of the passengers in Mata’s Nissan and was pronounced deceased at 4:48 a.m. on Sunday.

Here at Dial & Associates, we offer our deepest condolences and prayers to all the family and friends that Angelica Garcia Martinez Figueroa has left behind as they cope with this tragedy.

Dial & Associates handles a wide range of personal injury cases. If you or a loved one have been injured or has suffered from wrongful death because of the negligence of others, we can make sure you receive the full compensation you deserve. Steve Dial is professional, highly respected, and friendly. He will guide you through the complexities of personal injury cases. Give us a call today at (714) 279-8055. Let us help you.

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