Motorist Araceli Beas Sued for Texting and Driving by Daughter of Victim Raymond Veloz

According to a suit filed in Cook County Circuit Court by Regina Cabrales, motorist Araceli Beas was updating her Facebook page on her mobile phone while driving when she fatally struck pedestrian Raymond Veloz at 7:54 a.m. Dec. 7, 2010, at 9220 S. Ewing Ave. Regina Cabrales is the daughter of Raymond Veloz.


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The lawsuit specifically claims that Beas didn’t keep a proper lookout, drove while using an electronic communication device, and failed to slow down to avoid and accident.

Raymond Veloz was standing in the street after he exited his vehicle following a vehicle accident with Allen Barbour. Veloz and Barour were exchanging information when Beas’ vehicle struck Veloz.


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