Let's say you're preparing to turn left in your truck into an apartment complex, see distance traffic approaching and accelerate into the driveway. But a speeding Mercedes strikes the rear portion of your truck, slamming your vehicle into a pedestrian standing on the sidewalk. In that scenario which driver is at fault for the pedestrian's death?
Loaded Miranda warning: I was driving "fine"
To Orange County's Joel Torrejon Miranda, that hypothetical is all too real and he, the driver of the truck, insists the driver of the Mercedes, Nguyen Tran, is "substantially" at fault for the tragic death of pedestrian Francisco Aquino after the Feb. 1, 2009, incident on Newhope Street in Santa Ana.More »