DUI-Related Accident in San Bernardino County Kills Backseat Passanger

Posted By Thomas V. Wallin || 7-Feb-2011

Russell Hanson, 32, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and vehicle manslaughter.

According to the Redlands Daily Facts, Hanson was driving a 2007 GMC Yukon on the 210 Freeway where he crashed his vehicle into a 1994 Lincoln Town Car that was stopped on the side of the road.   A man sitting in the back of the Lincoln, age 77, was killed at the scene while the two other passengers suffered injuries and were hospitalized at Loma Linda University Medical Center.  Firefighters cut out the window to remove the critically injured driver as well as cut the roof off to rescue a 76-year-old woman.

Our condolences to the family and friends of the victim; if you or someone you know has been in a DUI-related accident, contact our California DUI Defense Attorneys.