Two People Injured In Sonoma County DUI Accident On Highway 121
SONOMA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (May 23, 2019) – Two people were injured in a car accident involving an intoxicated driver on Highway 121.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident took place around 1:50 p.m. Paramedics were called to the scene and transported the victims to the Queen of the Valley Medical Center.
The drunk driving suspect was apparently in a 2003 Ford Mustang. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In DUI Accidents
It is illegal to operate a car under the influence of alcohol. 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 due to the negligence of a drunk driver may have the ability to recover damages through a bodily injury claim. Damages can include money for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your rights are.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
If you or someone that you love has been injured in a DUI accident you may be entitled to financial compensation. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to assist you with whatever you need. We will work hard to get you the medical and financial support that you need in order to recover fully. Whether you’re thinking about hiring an attorney or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.