Five People Injured In Palmdale Car Accident On 50th Street By East Palmdale Boulevard
PALMDALE, CALIFORNIA (November 4, 2019) – At least five people were injured in a DUI car accident by 50th Street and East Palmdale Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:30 p.m. Witnesses are saying that a red Honda Civic was illegally passing other vehicles.
The Honda then collided head-on with a woman driving a Jeep. Alcohol is a suspected factor in the crash. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to take all of the victims to the hospital.
Liability In Car Accidents
It is a felony to cause a car accident under the influence which 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.” Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.