Driver and Passenger Injured Ventura DUI Crash at Victoria and Olivas Park
VENTURA (July 30, 2018) – A passenger was hospitalized after an alleged DUI solo-car crash in the area of South Victoria Avenue and Olivas Park Drive early Monday, according to Ventura County Star.
The accident took place shortly before 2:25 a.m.
As per the article, Ventura police said a vehicle slammed into a traffic signal near the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Olivas Park Drive.
Solo-Car Crash at Victoria Avenue and Olivas Park Drive
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the legs of the driver, a 38-year-old man, trapped under the dashboard of the car.
The man was freed from the wreckage and was taken to a local trauma center with major injuries. His passenger was also hospitalized for evaluation.
Meanwhile, the 38-year-old motorist was reportedly arrested on suspicion of DUI but released from custody due to his extensive injuries. The incident is still under investigation.
Ventura County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, the male driver of the car involved 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 injured and held not responsible for causing the crash will have then the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Injured accident 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 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 Ventura 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 at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.