Injuries Reported in Salinas Car Crash on W Market Street
SALINAS, CA (August 5, 2021) – Wednesday morning, two people suffered injuries in a DUI accident on W Market Street.
The incident involving a person being trapped in the vehicle happened at about 3:30 p.m. When the authorities arrived on W Market Street, they located a 2012 Jeep Liberty.
The vehicle’s front end was wrapped around a power pole with a steel protective sleeve. According to the police, the Jeep sheared a power pole before it struck another pole.
Some concerned citizens helped a 21-year-old male passenger and made him lay on the sidewalk. However, the driver’s legs were stuck between the seat and the dashboard.
Responders took the 21-year-old female driver of the vehicle to a local hospital. She sustained multiple cuts and chest pain. Also, she showed signs of intoxication. Thus, the authorities started a DUI investigation.
According to reports, police will request a warrant for driving under the influence charges
Meanwhile, responders also took the passenger to a local hospital. Moreover, the passenger sustained a fractured femur, a broken arm, and brain swelling.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Moreover, driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
Moving Forward in a Salinas DUI Accident
According to the US Department of Transportation, there are nearly 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Indeed, common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Furthermore, one must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an auto accident.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights.
Ultimately, we value the trust and respect of our clients. Thus, we want them to know that injuries sustained in an accident often don’t become apparent until months later when it is too late.
Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers says that Salinas accident cases may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you have been involved in a dangerous DUI accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. Furthermore, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional.