Claudia Maldonado Arrested in DUI Crash on Highway 17 [LOS GATOS, CA]


Claudia Maldonado Arrested in DUI Crash on Highway 17 [LOS GATOS, CA]
Claudia Maldonado Arrested in DUI Crash on Highway 17 [LOS GATOS, CA]Claudia Maldonado Arrested in DUI Crash on Highway 17 [LOS GATOS, CA]

Driver in Crash that Damaged Power Poles on Highway 17 at Idylwild Road Charged for DUI

 
LOS GATOS, CA (May 26, 2019) – A driver was arrested following a DUI crash that knocked down power lines on Highway 17 in Los Gatos.
 
The crash happened around 12:48 a.m., just North of Idylwild Road.
 
A Ford F-150 pickup truck struck a pole and caused the wires to whiplash. The impact caused the other pole to be damaged approximately a mile away, according to the CHP.
 
Arriving officers tested and arrested the driver of the pickup, 23-year-oldClaudia Maldonado of Pleasanton, for being under the influence of alcohol.
 
Highway 17 between Santa Cruz and San Jose was closed in both directions for about eight hours. PG&E crews were able to clear the power lines from the southbound lanes, which reopened to traffic around 6:20 a.m. Northbound lanes remained closed until around 7:45 a.m.
 
The Ford F-150 was towed from the scene and all lanes were reopened around 8:50 a.m.
 
Investigation of this incident is still ongoing.
 
The best and easiest way to avoid drunk driving accidents is not to get behind the wheel after drinking. Before partaking in festivities involving alcohol, assign a person to provide a safe and sober ride home who will only drink non-alcoholic beverages. All of us should take mindful steps towards making the roads safer for everyone.


Do not be afraid to fight for your rights. If you have been injured in an accident caused by a negligent driver, contact a lawyer who can protect you as a victim. With proper knowledge and guidance from experts, you can bring your case to court and sue for injury and damages. The Sweet Lawyers house reliable and experienced lawyers who will ensure that the resolution of your claim is successful and satisfactory. Call us for a free consultation today at (800) 674 7852.
 

 

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