Richard Thomas, 72, Injured in San Jacinto Car Accident
SAN JACINTO (October 28, 2018) – Angelica Huaste, 23, was arrested on DUI charges following a crash that injured an elderly man.
The crash took place at the Ramona Expressway and State Street on Saturday afternoon, according to NBC Los Angeles.
Richard Thomas, 72, of Yucaipa, was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries.
The Riverside County sheriff’s department reported that Thomas tried to make a left turn from northbound State Street to westbound Ramona Expressway when his car was struck by the suspected DUI driver’s vehicle.
Angelica Huaste had been traveling eastbound on Ramona Expressway when she entered the intersection and hit Thomas’ vehicle. There was major damage to both vehicles.
Thomas was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries.
Meanwhile, Huaste reportedly obvious signs of intoxication and was arrested for suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol. The San Jacinto woman was later booked into custody at the Cois Byrd Detention Center.
Riverside County Personal Injury Lawyer
Angelica Huaste is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision and may be held responsible for her actions. She may face criminal charges as well as a civil lawsuit from the injured man. The personal injury lawsuit seeking 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 hurt in an auto accident, please contact our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyers at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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