4 Injured in Suspected DUI Crash at Sunset and San Vicente Boulevards
LOCATION: West Hollywood
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Tuesday, October 2nd
October 3, 2018 – Multiple people were injured in an alleged DUI crash in the area of Sunset and San Vicente boulevards Tuesday evening.
According to ABC News, a suspected drunken driver plowed into a group of pedestrians on a sidewalk at the intersection.
DUI Pedestrian Accident Tuesday in West Hollywood
Shortly after 11:53 p.m., emergency crews arrived at the location and rendered aid to four parties. As per the article, two men were directly struck by the vehicle, and two other parties suffered injuries after they jumped out of the way.
Paramedics said all four victims suffered minor injuries, and two of whom were hospitalized for further examination.
Meanwhile, deputy on the scene determined the blood alcohol level of the driver involved was twice the legal limit. The unidentified motorist was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
Further investigation on the case is underway.
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Based on this news report, it is apparent that the drunken driver will be held liable for causing the accident that resulted in injuries to several innocent parties. Pending results of investigation, the victims will have the right to a personal injury claim and may seek compensation for hospital bills, other medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
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