Francisco Penaloza Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Bristol Street [SANTA ANA, CA]

Francisco Penaloza Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Bristol Street [SANTA ANA, CA]

Francisco Penaloza Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Bristol Street [SANTA ANA, CA]

Kevin Guardado Arrested for DUI after Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Bristol Street

SANTA ANA, CA (June 23, 2020) – A pedestrian who died in a DUI crash Tuesday last week in Santa Ana has been identified as 41-year-old Francisco Toribio Penaloza.
The crash happened around 1:10 p.m. on June 23, at the intersection of Bristol Street and McFadden Avenue.
Penaloza walked through a crosswalk on the roadway, when a white BMW struck him. The driver had a green light when he drove through the intersection.
Arriving units pronounced Penaloza dead at the scene.
The driver, identified as 26-year-old Kevin Guardado, stayed on scene and was given a field sobriety test. Police later took him into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.
Anyone with information about this fatal crash is urged to call the Santa Ana police at 714-245-8665.

The Sweet James team would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Francisco Penaloza.

Losing a loved one in a pedestrian crash caused by a DUI driver is a horrible tragedy for those left behind. Let the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James help you during this trying time. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. We want to ease your financial and legal burdens, so you can focus on coping with grief. Call our offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free case evaluation. Need help after hours? We are also available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, we may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.


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