Woman Injured in Irvine DUI Crash on 405 Freeway
IRVINE (April 5, 2018) – One was hospitalized after an alleged DUI crash on the Interstate 405 Freeway Wednesday morning, according to On Scene TV.
The accident was reported at 10:35 a.m. in the area of the northbound 405 Freeway and Jeffrey Road.
As per On Scene TV, a witness told Irvine police that a male motorist was seen driving erratically on the freeway. The man then reportedly ran a red light and went off an embankment before rolling over onto another car.
Car Crash on 405 Freeway and Jeffrey Road
Orange County Fire Authority along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the female occupant of the second vehicle. She was taken to an area hospital with unspecified injuries. Her name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, police believed that the man was under the influence of alcohol or drugs when the crash occurred. He was also hurt and transported for treatment.
It was not immediately known if the suspect was arrested. The incident is still under investigation.
Orange County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, the male motorist is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs 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 of the alleged DUI driver, the severity of the offense, the level of intoxication and the injuries caused to another individual.
The victim will have then the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party, seeking compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, property damage and other losses.
If you, or your loved one, have been injured 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 Orange 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 at855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.