1 Died and 3 Injured in DUI Crash on Pala Temecula Road
Temecula, CA (July 1, 2020) – On Tuesday, 1 person died and 3 others sustained injuries in a DUI crash on Pala Temecula Road.
Police arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of DUI of marijuana. Reports said he smashed an SUV into a tree, which resulted in a fiery crash that left a passenger dead.
The driver and his 2 other passengers suffered unspecified injuries, while one passenger was partially thrown out of the Jeep, and died in the wreckage.
Witnesses pulled the driver and his two passengers from the Jeep.
A rescue team took the casualties to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido and Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar, north of Temecula.
The driver suffered major injuries from the crash.
Meanwhile, authorities closed Pala Temecula Road in both directions until around 7:30 p.m.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you in this time of grief.
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