One Killed in Anaheim Pedestrian Accident on Disneyland Drive near Katella Avenue
Anaheim, California (February 11, 2019) – A 54-year-old Fresno man was fatally struck by a suspected drunk driver Saturday night in Anaheim, according to the police.
The deadly accident occurred at about 11:00 p.m. February 9, on Disneyland Drive just north of Katella Avenue.
Anaheim police said Stefanie Lyn Bieser, 47, of La Mirada, was operating a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser northbound on Disneyland Drive when she jumped the curb, for unknown reasons, slammed into a pole and an electrical box before hitting the man. The man was walking southbound on the east sidewalk when the accident occurred.
The man was taken to U.C. Irvine Medical Center, where he was declared dead. His name was not immediately disclosed.
Bieser was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI.
The police are investigating the crash.
We offer our sincerest condolences at Pacific Attorney Group to the family and friends of the person killed.
The California law requires motorists to slow down to give the right of way to pedestrians in either marked or unmarked crosswalks. In the ongoing investigation, officials will check the involved vehicle for system failure or mechanical issues and analyze the photos taken at the crash site. They will determine if drugs, alcohol, distraction, recklessness, or negligence were factors in the crash. The case’s final results will determine if the victim’s family member will have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit and, ultimately receive compensation.
If you are a family member of the person killed and you would like to get a free copy of the police report, please contact Pacific Attorney Group at 866-803-6502.