San Diego, CA – Confirmed Injuries Following DUI Crash on Illinois StSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (April 13, 2020) – A crash involving a suspected drunk driver left two people injured in San Diego Saturday afternoon, April 11th. The accident took place at the 4200 block of Illinois Street, near Howard Avenue. Authorities were called to the scene at around 4:10 p.m.
Two people reportedly suffered injuries in the crash. One male driver at the scene was over the legal blood alcohol content limit of 0.08 percent. That driver was charged for driving under the influence.
Local authorities are currently investigating the factors leading to the accident. More details will be made public as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Drunk Driving Crashes in California
Everyone knows the risks associated with drunk driving. Unfortunately, many drivers still choose to get in the driver’s seat after a long night out on the town. In 2016, 28 percent of all reported traffic deaths involved alcohol.
In California, there were 809 reported drunk-driving deaths in 2017. Drinking and driving don’t mix, and those who drive under the influence can be held accountable. A qualified San Diego drunk driving crash lawyer can help injured parties recover after an accident.
Crashes involving drunk drivers are some of the most catastrophic. The Coastal Legal Center is here to help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Give us a call 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.