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Linda, CA – Two Dead, One Injured in Fatal DUI Accident

DUI CrashLinda, CA (July 24, 2018) – A DUI crash in Linda, California claimed the lives of two people early Tuesday morning.  The crash took place on around 5:30 am near the intersection of North Beale Road and College View Drive.

California Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the crash to investigate.  When CHP officers arrived on scene, they discovered a serious accident.

One vehicle, driven by 32 year old Rachel Hawkins, was driving west in the eastbound lanes of College View Drive.  While traveling the wrong way, Hawkins vehicle collided head-on with another vehicle.  Hawkins was driving a 1998 Ford Explorer.  The other vehicle is described as a 1998 Toyota Camry.

Two passengers in the Toyota died at the scene.  The Toyota driver’s condition is unknown.  Hawkins sustained only minor injuries and received treatment at a nearby hospital.  She is charged with two counts of felony vehicular manslaughter and DUI.  Officers believe that either alcohol or drugs could have been a factor in the crash.

CHP continues to investigate the collision.   The deceased individuals have not been identified.

Los Angeles DUI Accidents

DUI accidents can have catastrophic consequences.  Those who choose to drive while impaired place all others on the roadway at great risk of death or serious injury.  Both alcohol and drugs can play factors in DUI accidents.  A variety of substances can cause impairment including prescription drugs, illegal drugs such as marijuana and cocaine, and alcohol.  Regardless of the cause for the impairment, driving while impaired is a bad choice.

Being involved in a Los Angeles DUI accident is a helpless feeling.  As the victim, you did not make the choice to get behind the wheel while impaired.  You were simply trying to go about your day.

When you have been hurt in a DUI crash, you need the services of an experienced attorney.  Our attorneys at the Los Angeles Injury Group know what you are going through.  We have helped to protect the legal rights of many Californians injured by the negligence of another.

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