One Injured In Bakersfield DUI Car Accident By Meacham Road and Verdugo Lane
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (September 30, 2019) – At least one person was injured in a car accident by Meacham Road and Verdugo Lane.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:59 p.m. A black BMW collided with another vehicle at the intersection.
At least one person sustained injuries. Police arrived and arrested one driver on suspicion of DUI.
Liability In Car Accidents
It is illegal to operate a car under the influence of alcohol. According to California Vehicle Code 23152, “(a) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle. (b) It is unlawful for a person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.” Any person that is injured in a car accident may be able to hold the negligent driver accountable through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
If you or someone that you care about has been injured in a car accident with a drunk driver you may have legal recourse. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. Whether you are thinking about hiring an attorney or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime (888) 888-9285.