At Least 1 Woman Injured After Police Chase Ends in Crash at Huntington and Baldwin
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, November 5th
November 6, 2018 – An unidentified woman was injured in a suspected DUI collision at the intersection of Huntington Avenue and Baldwin Drive Monday evening.
According to Pasadena News Now, 25-year-old Sergio Regalado, of North Hollywood, was pursued around 9:30 p.m. on 110 Freeway after another motorist notified the police about a driver, later identified as Regalado, who was acting recklessly on the Pasadena freeway.
Officials said the police pursuit lasted for an unknown span of time. As per the article, the chase ended outside the Santa Anita Mall at the intersection of Huntington and Baldwin when the pursuit vehicle sped through the intersection and t-boned a white sedan. The impact then forced the white sedan to careen into a black car passing in the area.
Injury Car Accident in Arcadia, November 5
Shortly after the collisions, paramedics arrived at the location and immediately attended to the parties involved. At least one woman in one of the other cars was reportedly taken to a local hospital in unknown condition. The identity of the patient have not been disclosed thus far.
DUI Driver Sergio Regalado Arrested After Arcadia Car Accident
Meanwhile, authorities mentioned Regalado was also injured in the accident and was taken away in a stretcher after being placed in handcuffs. The driver was apparently charged with felony DUI and evading police.
Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
Los Angeles County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this specific case, Mr. Sergio Regalado is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol 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 innocent woman, and other possible victims in this accident may have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Victims in similar cases are potentially entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a DUI car crash, contact our experienced Los Angeles County personal injury lawyers at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.