Driver and Passenger in Honda CRV Hospitalized
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, September 22nd
September 24, 2018- According to the Merced Sun-Star, a man has been arrested following a DUI head-on crash in which two motorists were injured at his expense over the weekend at Applegate Road and Commerce Avenue.
The collision transpired at precisely 7:24 p.m. when Ruben Romo, 45, of Atwater, allowed his vehicle to veer into oncoming traffic at the intersection striking a 2017 Honda CRV.
Both the driver and passenger in the CRV who are only being ID’d as Atwater residents were injured and transported via ambulance to Emmanuel Medical Center located in the city of Turlock. Their injuries were reported to have ranged from minor to moderate, per the Sun-Star.
Ruben Romo, 45, Arrested for DUI Crash
Meanwhile, California Highway Patrol officials responded to the crash site and examined Romo determining that he indeed was under the influence. He was arrested at the scene and taken to Merced County Jail.
Romo’s bail has been set at $200,103, the article added.
Atwater DUI Injury Car Accident Attorney
The suspect responsible for driving under the influence, Ruben Romo, which led to the injuries to both of the Honda CRV’s driver and passenger, will be charged with a misdemeanor and charged with driving while under the influence.
Both injured victims in the Honda will have the option to pursue a personal injury lawsuit where they may seek compensation for damages which include hospital bills and medical expenses. pain and suffering, and lost future income due to absence from work.
Contact our experienced Atwater personal injury car accident lawyers today if you are seeking advice and or guidance following an injury traffic accident. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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