No Major Injuries in Petaluma Accident on Lakeville Highway and Casa Grande Road
PETALUMA, CA (December 28, 2021) – Wednesday night, authorities arrested Federico Morales after a DUI crash on Lakeville Highway.
The incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. on Lakeville Highway and Casa Grande Road.
According to reports, officers came to a minor traffic crash between two vehicles. Then, they advised both drivers to pull over. However, 24-year-old Federico Morales of Healdsburg appeared to be intoxicated. Then, during a field sobriety test, he started confronting and threatening officers.
Afterward, Morales hit one of the officers while they took him into custody. Furthermore, the crash led to no major injuries.
At this time, the authorities suspect Federico Morales of several charges. The charges include DUI, resisting arrest and battery on a peace officer. Also, he’s charged of threatening a peace officer and probation violation.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continue to investigate the crash.
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 an 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 Petaluma 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.