2 Motorists Injured in Possible DUI Crash in Redding
Redding, CA (December 25, 2021) On Saturday, 2 motorists sustained injuries in a suspected DUI crash on Oxford Road and East Cypress Avenue.
The Redding Police said that a Toyota sedan speeding westward hit a pickup truck with three snowmobiles in tow near the crossing.
Meanwhile, paramedics took both motorists to the hospital to treat their injuries.
At the moment, the extent of their injuries and conditions is unknown.
Later reports reveal that James Harworth, of Jackson, drove the Toyota in the accident under the influence
Additionally, the pick-up struck a Redding Electric Utility (REU) power pole.
Although, no power outages were reported due to the crash.
The Redding Police continue to investigate the accident. Harworth will be charged once he is released from hospital treatment.
Moreover, we are reminding all drivers that operating a vehicle is a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. Put all distractions away and be careful around other travelers. Also, keep a safe distance from other vehicles around you. Thus, by being a defensive driver, you can minimize the risks of accidents.
Most importantly, do not drink if you are driving. Drinking and driving are not a good combination.
The Aftermath of a DUI Crash
Driving is essential for many in order to move about in their lives. However, it is one of the most dangerous activities we do every day. As often these accidents happen, many people do not know what follows in the event of a car accident.
Furthermore, according to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year.
So, in case of accidents like this one, it is crucial that everyone remain calm. Then, properly handle the immediate aftermath of an accident.
Afterward, everyone will be blaming everyone. This is why choosing a trusted personal injury attorney should be the first on your list. Being an accident victim regardless of the injuries sustained can be very stressful and overwhelming to deal with.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights. We value the trust and respect of our clients, which is why we continuously fight to hold liable parties accountable and award our clients the compensation they deserve.
Often, many accident victims do not fully understand their rights and do not know how to properly proceed. So, if you or a family member were in a similar accident in Carson City, please do not delay this matter and call us immediately at (800) 674-7852 for a free case evaluation. Allow us to be your voice and get what is rightfully yours.