Five People Injured In Watsonville DUI Car Accident On Freedom Boulevard and Appletree Lane
WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA (October 15, 2019) – A DUI driver left several people injured in a car accident on Freedom Boulevard by Appletree Lane.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place on October 11th. A 19-year-old woman allowed her vehicle to drift into oncoming traffic and hit a Honda Oddyssey head-on.
Five people in the Honda Oddssey were seriously injured. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims.
Police were called to the scene in order to Investigate
Liability In DUI Accidents
It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. According to California Vehicle 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 in a car accident may be able to hold a negligent driver accountable through a bodily injury claim.
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