Rose Menera Visalia: Woman Identified as Rose Menera Injured In Car Accident With Suspected Drunk Driver
VISALIA, CALIFORNIA (March 24, 2019) – A woman identified as Rose Menera was injured in a car accident with a suspected drunk driver by Ben Maddox Way and Goshen Avenue.
Visalia police are saying that the accident took place sometime around 11:30 p.m. A Chevy Camaro rear-ended a Jeep Patriot carrying a family at the intersection.
Rose Menera was in the Jeep and her two passengers were taken to the Kaweah Delta Medical Center. They were listed in critical condition.
Police are saying that the driver of the Chevy was arrested on suspicion of DUI. An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing.
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.” Drivers that choose to drink and drive may face criminal as well as civil liability.
Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A car accident attorney can work on your behalf and make sure that you get the compensation that you need to get your life back on track. There are statute of limitations associated with being able to pursue a claim, so it’s important to act quickly.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to Rose Menera and all those injured in this horrific accident. There needs to be some accountability for what happened. It is deeply unfortunate that so many drivers choose to break the law and drink and drive.
Have you or someone that you love 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 questions that you may have. We care deeply about making sure that accident victims get the support that they deserve. In fact, we’ve successfully resolved thousands of claims. 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.