Motorcycle Police Officer Injured In Los Angeles DUI Car Accident By 14th Street and San Pedro Street
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (September 29, 2019) – A motorcycle police officer was injured in a car accident with a drunk driver by the intersection of 14th Street and San Pedro Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place when a black BMW SUV struck the police officer. That person was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the police officer. An investigation into the car accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In DUI Car Accidents
It is a felony to operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and cause an accident that results in bodily injury. 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.” Victims of DUI accidents are able to seek justice through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
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