Passenger Dies in DUI Crash on Interstate 5 [San Joaquin County, CA]

Passenger Dies in DUI Crash on Interstate 5 [San Joaquin County, CA]

2 Injured in Fatal Crash on Northbound I-5

San Joaquin County, CA (October 17, 2022) On Sunday evening, a solo-vehicle DUI crash on Interstate 5 killed 1 person and injured 2 others.

CHP say that the fatal crash happened at around 9:58 p.m. on Northbound -5, near the Westley Rest Area in Vernalis.

Reports say that the driver of a northbound car caused the vehicle to veer off the road into the dirt median.

Afterward, the vehicle rolled over and ejected the rear passenger out of the car. The passenger was not wearing their seatbelt, they landed on the dirt median and died at the scene.

Meanwhile, the driver and another passenger suffered minor injuries, both patients declined transport to a hospital.

Moreover, officials arrested the driver for DUI. CHP is investigating the incident and have not released further information regarding the crash.


Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to the family of the victim in the DUI crash on Interstate 5. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


When a Loved One Dies in Traffic Crash

Meanwhile, California’s road accident rate continues to increase, rather than decrease. Road accidents like the fatal crash on Northbound I-5 still happen.

The increasing crash rate indicates that auto accidents happen everywhere. In fact, they are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.

Accordingly, the NHTSA says two out of three motorists will experience a traffic accident during their life.

That is why it is truly important to reach out to us if you lost a loved one in an DUI crash.

When you hire our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being. Our team will focus on your legal claim.

To the bereaved of the people killed in the DUI crash on Interstate 5, you don’t need to experience hardship because of other people’s negligence. Our legal experts will find the best possible outcome for you.

With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your auto accident case.

Our attorneys will fight to achieve the justice you and your family truly deserve from a deadly incident.

Call us at (800) 674 7852. You can reach out to us any time of the day.

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