Moriah Schaffer Injured, Sean Holiday Charged in Interstate 5 DUI Collision
Ridgefield, CA (December 01, 2021)– On Monday, 33-year-old Moriah Schaffer of Vancouver suffered injuries, while officers charged 42-year-old Sean Holiday of Longview, in a DUI crash on Interstate 5.
It was about 11 p.m. when a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Holiday passed a tractor-trailer near Milepost 15. Then, the vehicle crossed all the freeway lanes driving into the median.
The vehicle struck a deer and tree in the median before it rolled and finally rested on its wheels.
Right away, the responding officers rushed Holiday and Schaffer to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, the State Patrol.
Schaffer sustained critical injuries, and Holiday’s incurred serious injuries.
Moreover, the officers charged Holiday with vehicular assault and driving with a suspended or revoked license.
The authorities believe alcohol or drugs factors in this collision and that Schaffer was not wearing a seat belt. They did not know if Holiday was wearing a seat belt during the crash.
Practice Safety Driving Habits
Getting into a car accident can lead to many unwanted consequences. Therefore, drivers must follow traffic laws at all times. It is best never to drive while impaired, use rideshare services instead.
More often than not, car accident victims find themselves unable to work while facing mounting medical expenses.
Ultimately, car accident injuries can affect your responsibilities, your job and finances, your family, and your daily life in general.
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. This is quite common in accidents that result in injuries.
Around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to a crash, each year. However, even if accidents are a common occurrence, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a crash.
Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident. The most valuable step you can take in response to a DUI crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
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