2 Seriously Injured in Cardiff Car Accident on 5 Freeway Near Manchester
SAN DIEGO COUNTY (January 24, 2019) – Two were seriously injured after an alleged DUI crash on the 5 Freeway in Cardiff Saturday morning, January 19, according to On Scene TV.
As per the report, officers said the incident began when a white sedan pulled to the shoulder on the northbound 5 Freeway as one occupant exited the car.
At the same time, a black vehicle came and struck the sedan. Both cars sustained major damage following the accident which was reported at around 2:50 a.m.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the driver and the passenger of the white sedan suffering from major injuries as a result of the collision.
Car Accident in San Diego County’s Cardiff, Jan 19
The two patients were then taken to Scripps La Jolla Hospital for treatment. Their names and condition were not immediately available.
The person who went out of the stopped vehicle was unharmed in the wreck. Meanwhile, the male motorist in the black colored car was determined to have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol when the incident occurred.
He was reportedly placed into custody and booked on suspicion of DUI with injury.
San Diego County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, the driver of the black car is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the collision. DUI 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 occupants of the white sedan will have then the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced San Diego County personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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