Mariah Lujan, Iliana Urbina and Man Victims in Modesto Car Accident
MODESTO (September 18, 2018) – Four were seriously injured, including the alleged DUI driver, after a traffic collision along Carpenter Road Tuesday morning, according to The Modesto Bee.
The accident occurred at about 4:50 a.m. between West Hatch Road and West Whitmore Avenue.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 24-year-old Charysteena Urbina was driving a white 1999 Saturn 4-door sedan north on Carpenter Road approaching Hatch Road when she entered the southbound lane.
The Saturn then drove into the path of a red 1994 Chevy Silverado pickup. The two vehicles ultimately collided head-on.
The truck went off the west edge of the road while the sedan ended up on Carpenter upon impact. The drivers of the two cars were extricated from the wreckage.
DUI Driver Charysteena Urbina Under Arrest
CHP affirmed that the motorist in the Silverado, a 42-year-old Modesto man, was rushed to Memorial Medical Center with critical injuries. His name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Urbina and her two passengers, 23-year-old Mariah Lujan and 20-year-old Iliana Garcia Urbina, all suffered major injuries in the wreck. Lujan, of Ceres, was taken to Doctors Medical Center while Garcia Urbina, of Modesto, was transported to Memorial for treatment.
Meanwhile, Urbina was brought to Doctors Medical Center and was reportedly placed under arrest. She will be facing DUI charges once released from the hospital.
Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, Ms. Charysteena Urbina is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the collision. DUI which 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 incident will have then the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Injured DUI crash victims are entitled to a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced 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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