Injuries Reported in Chula Vista 7-Vehicle Pileup Accident on East H Street near Paseo Del Rey
CHULA VISTA, CA (July 7, 2021) – Tuesday morning, five people suffered injuries in a DUI multi-vehicle crash on East H Street near Paseo Del Rey.
The incident happened at around 11:00 a.m. on East H Street near Paseo Del Rey. When the officers arrived, they found a 55-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man trapped in the wreckage. One of the vehicles landed on its side and caught fire, said Officer E. Christopher.
After rescuing the trapped victims, emergency crews transported them to a hospital. Also, they transported three other people from the other vehicles involved in the crash.
According to reports, some patients sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries such as internal trauma and broken bones.
The authorities continue to investigate the cause of the crash. Christopher added that intoxication on the part of at least one driver was “believed to be a factor.”
Moreover, the crash shut down traffic lanes until shortly before 3:00 p.m., said Lt. Gino Grippo of the Chula Vista Police Department.
Moving Forward in a 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 a DUI 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 Chula Vista accident cases may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you are 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.