Oceanside, CA – Multiple Injuries after DUI Crash on Pacific StSan Diego Legal News
Oceanside, CA (February 2, 2020) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a woman crashed her car after an encounter with authorities on Saturday, February 1st, in Oceanside, California. The accident occurred at around 12:05 a.m. near the intersection of Oceanside Boulevard and Pacific Street. Local authorities were notified of a suspected drunk driver who had already crashed into a roadway median.
Authorities pulled the woman over before she crashed into a tree. She and her passenger were transported to a nearby medical center for treatment of sustained injuries. The driver was arrested following the crash for DUI.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
DUI Accidents in California
Drunk driving is a serious concern in California. A report conducted in 2017 found that drunk driving fatalities in the state had increased by 16 percent in 2016 from the previous year. 1,059 people were killed in DUI crashes in 2016.
Drunk driving is extremely negligent behavior. Drivers who choose to drive drunk can be held responsible for their actions when they cause a serious crash. An experienced California DUI crash attorney can help injured parties pursue deserved compensation.
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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.