Lemon Grove DUI Accident Injured One Person On 125 Freeway
LEMON GROVE, CALIFORNIA (January 15, 2019) – One person has been injured after a DUI accident between an SUV and a car on Highway 125 not far from Troy Street.
The driver of a blue Nissan was seen speeding before it crashed into an SUV causing it to overturn on its roof. California Highway Patrol rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim.
One person was trapped in the wreckage and had to be cut out. The identity of that person remains unknown at this time. Police arrested the driver of the Nissan under suspicion of DUI.
Liability In DUI Accidents
It is illegal for any driver to operate their motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. According to the 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.” Those that choose to drive under the influence are likely to face criminal and civil liability. Victims are able to recover damages by filing a personal injury claim.
Getting Help From A Car Accident Attorney
If you or someone that you love has been involved in a DUI accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We’ve successfully resolved thousands of personal injury claims. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need help investigating a claim we can help. You can reach us anytime by calling (888) 888-9285.