Driver Arrested after Suspected DUI Crash near Via Rancho Parkway
ESCONDIDO, CA (March 2, 2019) – A passenger suffered injuries Saturday afternoon following a wrong-way crash on Interstate 15. Authorities did not disclose the identity of the victim to the public.
As per reports, a southbound pickup truck collided with a northbound vehicle near Via Rancho Parkway, at about 1:38 PM.
Emergency responders transported one passenger in the wrong-way truck to nearby Palomar Medical Center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the other pickup had a complaint of pain but did not require hospitalization.
Authorities arrested the driver of the wrong-way truck on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the crash and to identify other possible contributing factors. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the authorities as soon as possible. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
Do not get behind the wheel of a car if you find yourself under the influence of drugs or alcohol. It is important to follow all driving laws to ensure the safety of surrounding vehicles, motorists, and pedestrians. If you or a friend are under the influence, find a safer mode of transportation home.
If you or a loved has been seriously injured in a crash caused by a 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. Call (800) 674 7852 now for a free initial meeting with a legal professional in your area. For your convenience, we can also be contacted 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.