Sacramento, CA – Five Individuals Injured in DUI Crash
Sacramento, CA (September 17, 2018) – An accident in Sacramento left five individuals injured when a drunk driver struck four vehicles. The accident stemmed from a police chase.
The accident took place in the area of Florin and Power Inn Roads on Sunday, September 16, around 5:30 p.m.
The California Highway Patrol said that a patrol car was chasing after a pickup truck at the time going about 70 mph. The suspect was a 22-year-old man who fled and ran a red light into the intersection. This is when he struck four other vehicles when he had been driving drunk.
One of the vehicles, a Ford Mustang, ran into the median and then a ditch. Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene and attended to five people, including three adults and two young girls. All of these parties received various injuries.
The suspect was arrested on suspicion of DUI following the accident.
Sacramento DUI Crash
In this case, one party is suspected of driving under the influence, but police will continue their investigation so that the involved parties are able to make a determination of fault. We wish to reach out to the parties involved and offer our condolences to the three adults and two children who have been injured. We understand that you are experiencing a difficult time as you navigate your California personal injury case.
Police will look at a variety of factors that you can use in your case later on down the line, from the reckless actions that took place to the laws that were disobeyed on the roads. If you have been injured by a party that you believe acted in a negligent fashion, we are here for you an wish to help you file a personal injury claim against this party.
Because drunk driving accidents usually tend to happen at high speeds, the end results can be catastrophic in nature. DUI victims are able to receive compensation for aspects like hospital and other medical bills, future lost wages, emotional suffering, and more. When somebody’s wrongdoing leaves you in this position, you have many rights. Let us help at the Los Angeles Injury Group.
Call us for more information on how we can help in the midst of your claim at 310-954-7248.