1 Injured in La Jolla Accident on 5 Freeway Near Genesee Avenue
LA JOLLA (October 8, 2018) – A driver was hospitalized after an alleged DUI crash on the Interstate 5 Freeway on Monday morning, according to San Diego Union-Tribune.
The accident took place shortly before 6:15 a.m. near the Genesee Avenue off-ramp.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a Hyundai sedan and a Honda minivan collided on the northbound 5 Freeway.
Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the motorist in the Honda to a hospital with unspecified injuries. The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that the operator of the Hyundai was believed to have been drunk driving when the collision occurred. The suspect was later arrested on suspicion of DUI.
San Diego County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, the driver of the Hyundai sedan is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol 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 injured and held not liable for the crash will have then the right to pursue a personal injury, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, property damage and pain and suffering.
Contact Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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