One Person Critically Injured In Victorville DUI Car Accident On Encina Street
VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA (July 14, 2019) – One person was seriously injured in a DUI car accident on Encina Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 8:48 p.m. near La Paz Drive. One passenger in one of the vehicles sustained critical injuries and had to be taken to the hospital.
The name of the patient that was injured remains unknown at this time. One driver was arrested after the crash.
Liability In DUI Accidents
It is a felony to operate a vehicle under the influence of alcohol that 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.” Many people drive drunk dozens of times before they are eventually caught. The victims of a DUI accident may have legal recourse to cover medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering.
Getting Help After A DUI Accident
If you or someone that you care about has been injured in a DUI car accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get all of the support that they deserve. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need assistance after an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.