3 Women Hurt in San Diego DUI Accident on Market Street
SAN DIEGO (May 25, 2018) – Three were hospitalized after an alleged DUI crash on Market Street in the Emerald Hills neighborhood Friday, according to NBC San Diego and On Scene TV.
The accident took place at around 5:45 p.m. in the 5500 block of Market Street near Pitta Street.
As per the reports, police said a man was driving a red Toyota east on Market Street when he crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a white Lexus head-on.
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San Diego Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to three women riding the Lexus at the time. The female parties were taken to the hospital for evaluation.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Toyota was reportedly extricated from the wreckage and was brought to Mercy Hospital with a fractured leg. That motorist was believed to have been under the influence of alcohol when the incident occurred.
The investigation is ongoing.
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In this case, the driver of the Toyota is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol which is considered as a serious crime throughout the state. DUI has corresponding criminal penalties, and the kinds of the charges to be filed depend on factors including the prior convictions, if there are any, of the alleged DUI driver, the severity of the offense, the level of intoxication and the injuries caused to another individual.
Once the investigation process is over and it proves that the motorist has been negligent and caused the collision that injured the innocent women involved, the three female occupants of the Lexus will have then the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim 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 San Diego County 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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