A pedestrian who was struck and killed on the evening of February 3, 2009, by a suspected drunk driver has been identified by law enforcement officials as 75-year-old Ronald Sieler. The report from KFMB 760 AM states that Seiler was crossing the street at the intersection of Main Street and Third Avenue in Chula Vista when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Peter DiCesare, 45, address unknown. After the accident Seiler was transported to the University of California San Diego Medical Center where he was pronounced dead from his DUI causing injuries in California.
According to law enforcement officials investigating the accident, Seiler was struck in the 3100 block of Main Street. DiCesare was taken into custody and is facing charges of California drug possession and driving under the influence. DeCesare’s bail has been set at $150,000.
Driving under the influence, drug possession, and vehicular manslaughter are all very serious offenses which can result in severe penalties such as steep fines, lengthy jail or prison sentences, revocation of one’s driver’s license, drug and alcohol classes and counseling, community service, and other penalties. If you or someone you care for is facing charges of DUI, drug possession, or vehicular manslaughter, the skilled Los Angeles DUI attorneys and drug possession lawyers at Sitkoff & Hanrahan can help.
After a free consultation with one of our experienced Los Angeles DUI lawyers, we will launch an immediate investigation into the charges, defend our client’s rights at all times, and work hard to have the charges dismissed or reduced to lesser charges. To schedule a free consultation with experienced Los Angeles drug possession lawyers and DUI attorneys, call Sitkoff & Hanrahan today at 888.579.4844.