Mildred Pabon, 42, Severely Injured in San Diego Car Accident
SAN DIEGO (January 2, 2019) – A driver was severely injured after an alleged DUI crash along the 5 Freeway on Christmas Eve last year, December 24, according to NBC San Diego.
The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Mildred Pabon, of San Diego.
As per the article, officials said Pabon was driving on the southbound 5 Freeway when she was struck by another vehicle at the Coronado Bridge exit. Her car rolled over several times as a result of the crash.
Fire department personnel along with the paramedics responded to the scene and immediately transported Pabon to UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest with severe injuries.
Car Accident on 5 Freeway at Coronado Bridge Exit
The victim suffered five cracked ribs on her left side, a broken pelvic bone, a broken lower spine, and multiple fractures from her knees down her legs. Her left leg will reportedly have to be amputated.
Meanwhile, officers affirmed that the male motorist who hit Pabon was arrested and is facing felony DUI charges. His name was not immediately disclosed.
A GoFundMe page has been created to help with Pabon’s existing and future medical expenses and her family.
*We extend our prayers and sincere thoughts to Ms. Mildred Pabon and her family and friends during such a difficult time. We wish her a full recovery
San Diego Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, the unidentified male driver is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs 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 family of Ms. Mildred Pabon will have then the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced San Diego personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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