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Santa Cruz County, CA: Infant Injured in DUI Crash on Highway 1

DUI crash on Highway 1 in Santa Cruz County
DUI crash on Highway 1 in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County, California (February 21, 2018): A four-month-old child reportedly suffered serious injuries as a result of a two-vehicle DUI crash on Highway 1 in Watsonville, CA, Saturday evening, February 18, 2018. Only limited information about the collision has been made available at this time.

The parents of the infant, a 33-year-old man and 26-year-old woman from Santa Clara, had stopped their 2015 Honda Tucson along the northbound shoulder of Highway 1 to tend to their child when, around 6:30 p.m., their vehicle was rear-ended by a 1998 Toyota Sienna.

The infant was reportedly airlifted to a trauma center in another county after suffering major injuries in the collision. It is unknown whether the child’s parents suffered any injuries in the collision. The driver of the Toyota Sienna was arrested for DUI as a result of the crash. It is also unknown whether he suffered any injuries.

The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to offer our deep sympathies to all of the victims of this motor vehicle crash. We are praying for the young victim’s full recovery and our thoughts are with all of those suffering in the wake of this incident.

The aftermath of a motor vehicle crash can be emotionally taxing and financially grueling under even the best of circumstances. It is important for all victims to know their rights and their ability to seek recourse under the laws of their state.

If you or someone you love suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle crash, California law may provide you with a legal right to recover compensation for your pain, loss, and expenses. Call the Los Angeles Injury Group at 310-954-7248 and schedule a free consultation to discuss your case with one of our experienced and dedicated motor vehicle crash attorneys today.


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