Passenger Seriously Injured in DUI Car Crash at 32nd Street and Imperial Avenue in Stockton
San Diego, CA (October 9, 2020)– Thursday night, a 55-year-old woman sustained severe injuries in a DUI car crash at 32nd Street and Imperial Avenue.
Subsequently, police arrested a DUI suspect identified as a 28-year-old John Sanders.
The crash happened shortly before 9:15 p.m on October 8.
San Diego police say Sanders was driving a 2007 Toyota Corolla westbound on Imperial Avenue when he collided with the side of a southbound 2018 Honda Civic driven by a 19-year-old man.
Moreover, one of the cars ran a red light at the intersection, but it was not immediately clear which car.
The impact injured a 55-year-old female passenger in the rear seat of the Honda. She was taken to a hospital for treatment of a severe head injury.
However, her current status has not yet updated. Police investigate the cause of the crash.
According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year. In 2017, 485,866 accidents were reported solely in the state of California. It is therefore important to follow all the traffic laws to avoid these types of accidents.
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