San Diego, CA – Passenger Injured After Crash on El Cajon BlvdSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (February 17, 2020) – A driver crashed into a dental office in the Normal Heights area of San Diego early Sunday morning, February 16th. Local authorities were notified of a vehicle that struck a building at around 6:25 a.m. at the 3800 block of El Cajon Boulevard. The suspected drunk driver turned onto El Cajon Boulevard from 38th Street at a high rate of speed when the driver ran up the curb and crashed into the office.
Paramedics responded to the scene to provide medical aid to a passenger in the vehicle. The driver and the other passengers were not injured in the crash. The driver was arrested under suspicion of drunk driving.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by the San Diego Police Department.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
DUI Collisions in San Diego
The dangers of drunk driving are well known. Despite increased awareness of the risks, many drivers continue to get behind the wheel after a night of drinking. These drivers exhibit impaired reaction time and are less able to make informed decisions behind the wheel.
There were 809 deaths in California caused by drunk driving in 2017. Overall, roadway fatalities are on the rise in the state. Injured parties may be able to recover lost compensation by contacting a San Diego car crash attorney.
The team of attorneys at the Coastal Legal Center is here to help you recover after being injured in a car accident. We’ve successfully recovered favorable settlements handling past cases. Contact our offices 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.