Woman Killed when Driver Crashes through her Home

download (11)An elderly Lancaster woman has been killed when a suspected drunk driver crashed his pickup truck into her home.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Aaron Daniel Benson, 25, crashed his 2001 Toyota Tacoma into several parked cars on both sides of the street in the 1000 block of Avenue J-12 before crashing his vehicle into the home of a woman, while she slept, and killing her. The unidentified woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The Los Angeles Coroner’s office has withheld the name of the victim, pending next of kin.

Benson was arrested and taken to the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.  Benson is currently facing charges for vehicular manslaughter and felony DUI. He is currently being held on $1 million bond.

Of course, an accident can happen at any time. However, no one expects to be involved in a drunken driving accident in the comfort and safety of their own home. If you or someone you care for has been injured or tragically lost in an accident because of the irresponsible accident of another, give the offices of Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox a call today.   Medical expenses and time off of work and the tragedy of funeral expenses can add up quickly and leave families feeling overwhelmed.  We are here to help. Our attorneys are committed to protecting you and your rights in any kind of personal injury or accident case. Contact us today for your free consultation and legal analysis.

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