Pedestrian Suffered Severe Leg Injuries in Los Angeles DUI Crash
LOS ANGELES, CA (March 4, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck and injured by a car driven by a suspected drunken driver on Imperial Highway on Friday, March 1.
Los Angeles police officers responded at around 8:45 p.m. to a traffic accident in the 1100 block of Imperial Highway near Wadsworth Avenue. They found the victim, who was standing on a sidewalk at the time of the collision, Los Angeles Police Department Officer V. Villanueva said.
Officers transported the victim to a hospital with severe trauma to both legs. Authorities have not yet released the victim’s condition and identity.
They arrested the driver on suspicion of DUI, according to Villanueva.
Do not get behind the wheel if you find yourself under the influence of drugs or alcohol. It is illegal to drive after consuming excessive amounts of alcohol. Be responsible and request an Uber, Lyft, or taxi to pick you up.
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