Multiple Injuries in Underage Drinking Accident on the 3900 Block of Imperial Avenue
SAN DIEGO, CA (March 18, 2018)– A 16-year-old boy suspected of drunk driving caused a car crash on Imperial Avenue that injured him and two other teenagers, early Sunday morning.
The teenage driver of a Honda Accord was reportedly speeding just after 12:40 AM in the westbound lane, at the 3900 block of Imperial Avenue. The vehicle reportedly went into a curve, slid, and crashed into a wall.
According to Officer Robert Heims of the San Diego Police Department, a 15-year-old passenger sustained multiple life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Another passenger, a 16-year-old boy, suffered non-life threatening injuries and was also taken to a nearby hospital. The 16-year-old driver sustained minor injuries and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
The identities of the minors have not been released at this time.
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is not only illegal, but it is extremely dangerous. Your ability to drive carefully and safely are greatly reduced when behind the wheel drunk or buzzed. There are many affordable and accessible means of transportation such as Lyft and Uber, Taxi services, or evening calling a friend/ family member to pick you up.
If you or your child was injured in an auto accident due to the negligent or irresponsible driving of an intoxicated driver, contact the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Law Group. We have over 40 years of experience on the field, and know what it takes to win your case and achieve the justice and compensation that you deserve. Call us at (800) 203-3061 for a free case evaluation by a legal professional in your area. For your convenience, we are also reachable through online chat, text message, and email.