4 Hurt in 2-Vehicle Collision near West Hatch Road, Charysteena Urbina Arrested
MODESTO, CA (September 18, 2018) – Four people were injured early Tuesday morning following a DUI Crash on South Carpenter Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident took place at about 4:50 AM, between West Hatch Road and West Whitmore Avenue. A white 1999 Saturn four-door sedan, driven by 24-year-old Charysteena Urbina, was heading north on Carpenter when she drove into the path of a southbound red 1994 Chevy Silverado.
The impact of the head-on crash critically injured the unidentified 42-year-old man driving the Chevy. He was transported to the Memorial Medical Center by emergency responders, for treatment and medical evaluation.
Urbina was taken to the Doctors Medical Center with major injuries. She was placed under arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence. However, she was not immediately booked as she required hospitalization. Meanwhile, her two passengers, 23-year-old Mariah Lujan and 20-year-old Iliana Garcia Urbina, were also taken to hospitals with major injuries. Neither person’s medical conditions were immediately available.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the collision and to identify other possible contributing factors. No other information has been disclosed to the public at this time.
Do not get behind the wheel of a car if you find yourself under the influence of drugs or alcohol. By being responsible, you can keep yourself and others on the road safe. When buzzed or drunk, it is best to request an Uber, Lyft, taxi, or family member/friend to come pick you up.
If you or a loved has been seriously injured in a crash caused by an irresponsible DUI driver, contact the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Law Group. We understand what you are going through, and our team is here to help. With over 40 years in the legal field, we have the experience and resources to win your case and achieve the justice and compensation that is owed. Call (800) 203-3061 now for a free, no-obligation consultation at a location nearest you. For your convenience, we can also be contacted 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.