Head-On Crash on Sierra Highway Injures 4 People
AGUA DULCE, CA (January 25, 2019) – Four people were injured in a head-on çrash on Sierra Highway on Monday at around 4:30 a.m.
According to Officer Josh Greengard of the California Highway Patrol Newhall area, one of the injured parties is a man who was put on a 24-hour watch for driving under the influence and was treated for serious injuries. The three others were in unknown condition.
As per CHP, the man was arrested on felony DUI primarily because of the injuries sustained in the crash. The suspect was found to be very well over the legal limit. He was with two passengers while one of the victims was in the other vehicle.
The collision prompted officials to shut down Sierra Highway near Penman Road in Agua Dulce for two hours, the CHP added. A SIG alert was issued for the northbound and southbound directions of Sierra Highway at around 5 a.m. while the crash scene is being investigated.
Alcohol and certain medications or illegal drugs in the body can impair thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination which are essential in operating a vehicle safely. It is important to always abide by all driving laws and never drive while impaired as the consequences can be devastating for you and for others.
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