Elk Grove DUI Car Accident Injures 2 Passengers
LOCATION: Elk Grove
DATE OF INCIDENT: Sunday, July 15th
July 16, 2018– According to Fox 40 News, an injurious 2-car DUI crash occurred at the intersection of Elk Grove Boulevard and Adams Street.
At an unspecified time, the driver of an eastbound vehicle traveling on Elk Grove Boulevard was in the process of turning onto Adams Street when it collided with a second unknown vehicle.
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Per the article, two passengers in the vehicle struck suffered injuries, one was considered to be life-threatening. Neither victim was immediately identified.
Meanwhile, the driver of the car who made the turn from Elk Grove onto Adams was determined to have been under the influence and was subsequently arrested and at the scene.
The suspect has not been identified publicly as the investigation is likely finished.
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Based on this news report, there is viable evidence that one of the motorists was under the influence and will, therefore, be held solely responsible for the injuries suffered by two victims in the other vehicle. While police have confirmed that the suspect, Carlos Ortiz, was under the influence, there are still several unanswered questions here which include whether or not excessive speed or distracted driving played a role? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, all injured persons involved in this collision and not held responsible will be entitled to a personal injury lawsuit respectively against the liable motorist. Victims involved in these accidents may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income, and pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a traffic accident caused by a drunk driver, contact our Elk Grove and Sacramento personal injury lawyers today at 855-703-4186
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