Costa Mesa, CA (October 21, 2020) – One man died and two more people sustained injuries on Thursday, October 21st in a car accident caused during a street takeover in Costa Mesa.

The deceased victim has since been identified as Sergio Marroquian, 23, a resident of Los Angeles. According to Marroquian’s family members, his cousin was driving the vehicle.

Police have stated that the accident, during which the vehicle rolled over on its side, took place at about 2:30 a.m. 

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department said that the driver stayed at the scene. He was later charged with homicide after a blood-alcohol test was administered.

This accident remains under investigation by local law enforcement.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Sergio Marroquian, at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa, CA - Sergio Marroquian Dies in Crash on Sunflower Ave

Data concerning California car accidents has highlighted the fact that the three primary causes of fatal car accidents throughout the state are driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, distracted driving, and driving at an excessive rate of speed. Altogether, these infractions of driving safety laws are responsible for about 80% of all car accidents in the state of California.

If a member of your family was killed during a car accident, the California personal injury attorneys at Beckerman Anderson are here to assist you. 

Our Orange County wrongful death attorneys have the background and the experience that make us the most effective legal representation in the area. We know exactly what it takes to get you the maximum amount of financial compensation you are entitled to under state law.

With a detailed understanding of the complex network that is the California legal system, our esteemed personal injury attorneys know exactly what has to be done to build a successful California personal injury claim. 

If you have a loved one who was killed during a car accident, we strongly urge you to reach out to our Orange County car accident attorneys by calling our law offices at (949) 474-2254 and scheduling a consultation for a free evaluation of your California wrongful death claim.

Note: These posts have been generated through the use of outside and secondary sources for Beckerman Anderson.  These sources include news stories, police reports, and first-hand accounts of accidents and the injuries involved. As a result, we have not been able to independently verify all of the details surrounding each accident that we post about. If you see any information that is not factual or is incorrect, please notify us immediately and we will ensure that the story is corrected with the most accurate content available.

Disclaimer: As members of our local community, we at Beckerman Anderson, strive to draw awareness to the dangers that are related to driving and provide overall safety information for our community members. We are always saddened when we learn about a serious injury accident in our area and hope that through awareness, drivers in our community will take the necessary precautions to avoid such accidents. The information provided in these posts should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. This story is not a solicitation for business. The photographs used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.