Boulevard, CA - Justin Strawder Injured in Collision on I-8

Boulevard, CA (May 12, 2020) - A crash reported in Boulevard, California left two people seriously injured on Monday, May 11th. The collision occurred at the intersection of I-8 and Crestwood Road near the Golden Acorn Casino. According to local reports, a 2013 Subaru WRX traveling west on I-8 collided with the back of a commercial vehicle at around 7:30 a.m. 

Following the crash, crossed the median and came to a stop on the eastbound lanes of the highway. The driver, 21-year-old Justin Strawder, and his 18-year-old, female passenger were transported to Sharp Memorial hospital in San Diego for treatment. Strawder was later taken into custody on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. 

An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress. 

Our thoughts are with Justin Strawder, the injured passenger, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

DUI Collisions in California

Boulevard, CA - Justin Strawder Injured in Collision on I-8An estimated 30 people are killed each day in drunk driving crashes across the country. That’s nearly one death every 50 minutes. Each year, 10,000 people on average are killed in vehicle collisions involving drunk drivers. 

In California, drivers owe others on the road a duty to use reasonable care when operating a vehicle. The driver responsible for causing a crash can be held responsible for any resulting injuries. Before you discuss your claim with an insurance company, you should consult with a qualified California car crash attorney

When you’re injured in a crash, obtaining legal advice and representation is essential in the early stages. The Coastal Legal Center will protect your rights when dealing with the authorities or insurance companies. Contact our law offices today at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help. 

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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.