Jessica Bachman Red Bluff: 40-Year-Old Woman Injured In Head-On Car Accident With Drunk Driver On Highway 99 Near The Wal-Mart Distribution Center
RED BLUFF, CALIFORNIA (April 17, 2019) – A 40-year-old woman identified as Jessica Bachman was injured in a head-on car accident with a drunk driver on Highway 99.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place south of the Wal-Mart Distribution Center. Jessica Bachman was transporting a 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl home from their high school prom.
A 51-year-old driver veered his Toyota Corolla and crashed head-on with the Dodge Ram pickup truck carrying Jessica Bachman and the two high school students. That driver sustained major injuries and was later arrested for DUI and driving without a license.
Jessica Bachman and her passengers had to be taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment for their injuries.
Liability In DUI Accidents
According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), “Every day about 800 people are injured in a drunk driving crash.” It is illegal to operate a 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.” Victims of DUI accidents can receive a wide variety of injuries including:
- Head Injuries
- Back Injuries
- Neck Injuries
- Internal Trauma
Any person that is injured in a DUI car accident may be able to seek justice through a bodily injury claim. A car accident attorney can work to get you the medical and financial support that you need in order to recover. It doesn’t cost anything to hire an attorney and they only get paid if they are able to successfully resolve your case.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to Jessica Bachman and all of those that were injured in this car accident. There needs to be some accountability for what has happened. It is deeply unfortunate that so many people choose to break the law every year by drinking and driving.
Have you or someone that you love been injured in a car accident with a drunk driver? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We can investigate your claim free of cost and let you know what your options are. Whether you need more information about a specific accident or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.