2 Hospitalized and Woman in Custody after Port Hueneme Auto Accident on Surfside Drive
PORT HUENEME, CA (June 14, 2021) – Saturday night, two people sustained injuries in a suspected DUI crash on Surfside Drive.
According to the authorities, the incident happened at around 6:00 p.m. Moreover, it occurred in the 500 block of Surfside Drive near Port Hueneme Beach.
Reports revealed that a black Toyota Prius crashed into a parked van on the curb line of Surfside Drive. Officers said that the Prius was parked 100 yards from the scene of the incident.
Furthermore, EMS crews treated two people inside the van at the scene. Paramedics transported the 52-year-old grandfather and a 6-year-old boy to a hospital for further treatment.
Moreover, officials confirmed that the 27-year-old Thousand Oaks woman driving the Prius was taken to a hospital for treatment. Then, they arrested her on suspicion of DUI. Also, records showed that the suspect drove on a suspended driver’s license and that she had prior DUI convictions. The suspect was on DMV probation for DUI at the time of the crash.
The incident is under investigation.
The Importance of Responsible Driving
May this be a reminder to all drivers that operating a vehicle is a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. Put all distractions away and never drive under the influence. Also, keep a safe distance from other vehicles around you. Thus, by being a defensive driver, you can minimize the risks of car accidents.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, an attorney practicing for over 40 years.
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