One Person Injured In North Park DUI Car Accident By The Intersection of El Cajon Boulevard and Utah Street
NORTH PARK, CALIFORNIA (August 1, 2019) – At least one person was injured in a DUI car accident after an alleged drunk driver crashed in a strip mall by the intersection of El Cajon Boulevard and Utah Street.
North Park officials are saying that the accident took place around 9:00 p.m. The driver lost control of his vehicle before crashing into the strip mall.
Police arrested the driver on suspicion of felony DUI.
Liability In DUI Accidents
According to the Centers For Disease Control, “Every day, 29 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver.1 This is one death every 50 minutes. The annual cost of alcohol-related crashes totals more than $44 billion.” It is a felony to operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Drivers that choose to drink and drive will likely face criminal as well as civil liability for their actions. Any victim that is injured may be able to seek justice through a civil claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in an accident with a drunk driver? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. You may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We can take steps to help you get the medical and financial support that you need. Whether you’re thinking about hiring an attorney or just have questions about the law we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.