Fatal DUI Crash on I-70: Victims of Miguel Guevara-Chavez Seek Support
DENVER, CO, October 23, 2023 – In a tragic turn of events on Sunday night, a driver standing outside his stalled vehicle on I-70 near Central Park Boulevard became the unfortunate victim of a fatal collision.
The victim, who was parked in the express lane due to a vehicle malfunction, was tragically struck by another vehicle, resulting in his immediate hospitalization. Despite the best efforts of medical professionals, he was later pronounced deceased due to the severity of his injuries.
The perpetrator of this heartbreaking incident was identified as 55-year-old Miguel Guevara-Chavez. Witnesses and initial investigations revealed that after the harrowing crash, Guevara-Chavez chose not to remain at the scene but instead fled. His escape was short-lived, however, as the Denver Police Department promptly located and arrested him in the vicinity.
Currently, Guevara-Chavez faces serious charges, including vehicular homicide, driving under the influence (DUI), and leaving the scene of a crash that resulted in death. The Denver Police Department has made it clear that a thorough investigation is underway and an official report detailing the circumstances surrounding this tragic event will be released once concluded.
The catastrophic incident has shaken the Denver community, with many expressing their condolences to the victim’s family and loved ones.
To the families and friends directly affected by this tragedy: the team at Jordan Law extends our deepest sympathies. If you or someone you know was involved or affected by this incident, it’s crucial to be informed about your rights and legal options. Jordan Law specializes in vehicular accident cases and is committed to ensuring that justice is served. Please reach out to our dedicated team for guidance, support, and the legal expertise needed to navigate this challenging time.