Aaron Smith, 37, Injured in Napa DUI crash on Lupine Hill Road
NAPA (June 4, 2018) – A passenger was injured after an alleged DUI solo-car crash along Lupine Hill Road on Tuesday night, according to Napa Valley Register.
The accident occurred at approximately 9:55 p.m. in the Coombsville neighborhood.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 40-year-old Carly Picco was driving an Audi when she slammed into a tree on Lupine Hill Road.
Carly Picco, 40, Arrested For DUI
A passenger in the Audi, 37-year-old Aaron Smith, suffered minor wounds following the crash. The Napa man was taken to Queen of the Valley Medical Center for treatment.
Meanwhile, Picco was also hospitalized to be treated for moderate injuries. The St. Helena woman was believed to have been under the influence of alcohol or drugs when the wreck took place.
Picco was later arrested on suspicion of DUI. The incident is still under investigation.
Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, Ms. Carly Picco is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the collision. DUI which is considered as a serious crime throughout the state which has corresponding criminal penalties for the suspect. The kinds of the charges to be filed depend on factors including the prior convictions of the alleged DUI driver, the severity of the offense, the level of intoxication and the injuries caused to another individual.
The passenger, Mr. Aaron Smith will have then the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Injured accident victims are entitled to a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been injured in an auto collision caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Give us a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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