1 Arrested after Deadly Monterey County Wrong-Way Accident on State Route 56 near Carmel Country Road
MONTEREY COUNTY, CA (July 11, 2021) – Saturday morning, a person died in a DUI crash on State Route 56 near Carmel Country Road.
According to California Highway Patrol Officer Salvador Castro, the incident happened at around 1:45 a.m. Moreover, it occurred on eastbound State Route 56, near Carmel Country Road in Carmel Valley.
Reports revealed that a silver Honda Civic traveling in the wrong way struck a blue Mazda CX-5.
Furthermore, responders confirmed that a passenger of the Honda died in the crash. Officers arrested the 22-year-old San Marcos man driving the Honda after being treated at a hospital with minor injuries.
Also, paramedics transported the Mazda driver to a hospital with minor injuries.
Moreover, the Honda driver will be facing charges for DUI.
Meanwhile, officials closed the freeway to give way to the investigation.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with Crash on State Route 56 near Carmel Country Road
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“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of those impacted in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can undo the loss of a loved one, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
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