DUI Driver Arrested after Chula Vista Accident on Broadway and H Street
CHULA VISTA, CA (June 14, 2021) – Sunday night, a DUI hit-and-run crash on Broadway and H Street led to injuries.
The Chula Vista Police Department said that the woman backed out of Roberto’s Taco Shop’s parking lot on 444 Broadway. Then, she struck another vehicle.
As a result, the vehicle driver went out and asked for an exchange of information. Then, the woman responded by being argumentative.
Afterward, two men attacked the driver of the other vehicle and hit him in the head with a bottle as the woman took off. The female driver then hit a second car with an occupant inside. Eventually, the woman again fled from the scene.
She headed south on Broadway at speeds of up to 80 mph. Then, she made a U-turn at H-street and drove north on Broadway at speeds of 100 mph.
Eventually, the woman crashed into an abandoned building at 186 Broadway then attempted to escape from her car. However, responding officers located and arrested her.
CVPD confirmed that she’s facing a DUI, hit-and-run, and other charges. However, her identity remains undisclosed at this time.
Moreover, the police haven’t clarified whether the two male attackers are friends of the suspect or they were just bystanders. At this time, they remain at large.
The police confirmed that the woman in the second car hit by the suspect sustained injuries.
Due to the limited information available, the crash remains under active investigation.
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.