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SUTTER COUNTY: Three People Killed In DUI Accident On Highway 101 In Knights Landing

May 6, 2019

Three People Were Tragically Killed In A DUI Car Accident In Knights Landing On Highway 113

KNIGHTS LANDING, CALIFORNIA (May 6, 2019) –  Three people were tragically killed in an accident involving a drunk driver on Highway 113. 

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:50 p.m. A drunk driver allegedly missed an S curve in the road and hit a trailer that had a family of four. 

Three people inside the trailer died and an 11 year old girl had to be airlifted to the UC Davis Medical Center. The driver responsible for the crash has been arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter.

 Liability In DUI Accidents

It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle 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.” 

The family of a victim that died in a DUI accident may be able to hold the negligent driver accountable through a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your options are. 

Getting Help After A DUI Accident 

If you or someone that you care about has been involved in a DUI accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We can fight on your behalf and work to get you the justice that you deserve. Whether you need more information about an accident or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

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