Elizabeth Bradshaw, 61, Injured DUI Crash
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, September 3rd
September 4, 2018- According to the Press-Democrat, a major injury DUI head-on crash left a Santa Rosa woman badly injured and a Windsor man in jail on Old Redwood Highway over the weekend.
California Highway Patrol officials reported the collision to have occurred at 6:30 a.m. between a Mitsubishi Spider and a second unknown vehicle.
According to reports, George Varela, 47, of Windsor, was the driver headed northbound in the Mitsubishi before veering into southbound lanes directly into the path of the southbound vehicle operated by Elizabeth Bradshaw, 61, of Santa Rosa.
The collision left Bradshaw with major injuries as she was quickly attended to by paramedics and rushed to Memorial Hospital. Her condition has not been updated as of Tuesday afternoon.
George Varela Arrested for DUI and Drug Possession
Meanwhile, George Varela was also injured to a minor degree. He was taken to a hospital as well but determined to have been under the influence as drugs were also found in his possession. He was subsequently taken to Sonoma County Jail where he remains this afternoon.
No additional details have been made available thus far.
Santa Rosa Personal Injury Car Accident Lawyer
Old Redwood Highway is known as one of the more dangerous roads to drive on in Sonona County. As a driver, it is imperative to proceed with caution while being cognizant of your surroundings especially in the late evening or early stages of the morning where there may be DUI drivers present. JAG Founder James Johnson has handled many car accident cases over the course of the last few years where our clients have been injured in traffic accidents throughout Sonoma County as he is very familiar may of the highways and roads and the dangers they present.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, both Elizabeth Bradshaw will have the right to pursue personal injury lawsuits against the at-fault party, George Varela. Injured victims may seek recompense for damages including medical expenses, hospital bills, and pain and suffering.
If you have been injured in an accident and looking for legal counsel, contact our law firm today at 855-703-4186.
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