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NAPA: Pedestrian Injured In DUI Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Claremont Way and Trancas Street

Jun 27, 2019

Pedestrian Injured In Napa DUI Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Claremont Way and Trancas Street

NAPA, CALIFORNIA (June 27, 2019) – A pedestrian was critically injured in a DUI car accident by the intersection of Claremont Way and Trancas Street.

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place June 21st just before midnight. Paramedics were called to the scene of the accident in order to help the pedestrian. 

The victim was transported to the Kaiser Hospital in order to receive treatment. Police were eventually able to stop the 75-year-old driver and determine that he was drunk. 

Liability In Car Accidents

It is a felony to flee the scene of a car accident that causes great bodily injury. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.” Any person that is injured by an intoxicated driver can recover damages through a bodily injury claim. 

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