1 Arrested and 3 Injured in Ventura Car Accident
VENTURA, CA (November 19, 2018) – A suspected drunk driver was detained and three people were injured following a car collision on November 16.
The crash was reported at 11:40 p.m. near Harbor Boulevard and Peninsula Street. The incident is in the Pierpont community adjacent to Ventura Harbor.
The Ventura Police Department revealed that the crash involved two vehicles, a Honda and a Kia. 18-year-old Matthew Gonzalez of Ventura, the Honda driver, reportedly showed symptoms of being under the influence and was detained on suspicion of felony DUI, authorities added.
As a result of the crash, three occupants in the Kia sustained injuries and were transported to Ventura County Medical Center for treatment.
It is vital to never drive when drunk. This is especially true when you are driving in the city, especially when you are driving through a parking lot, a busy intersection, or residential area. An unforeseen accident can be avoided by following the traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.
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