1 Detained after San Rafael Auto Accident on Market Street
SAN RAFAEL, CA (July 18, 2020) – Wednesday night, authorities arrested Santos Cifuentes after a drunk-driving crash on Market Street.
According to San Rafael police Lt. Dan Fink, the incident occurred at around 10:30 p.m. in the Canal neighborhood. Moreover, when the authorities arrived, they located an abandoned Toyota sedan. The vehicle had crashed through the east wall of Dependable Tire and Brake on 25 Market Street.
Fortunately, the authorities spotted the suspect nearby and chased him.
Afterward, they arrested the suspect identified as 23-year-old Santos Eduardo Coyoy Cifuentes of San Rafael.
They booked Santos Cifuentes into the Marin County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, hit-and-run driving, and resisting an officer.
Whether you’re operating a vehicle, always be aware of other motorists around you. Also, avoid driving under the influence, avoid distractions, and stay focused on the roadway. By doing so, you can help to ensure your safety as well as other motorists and pedestrians.
How to Proceed after Crash Involving Santos Cifuentes
While driving is essential for many to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous activities performed daily.
To proceed from a stressful situation similar to the case above, turn to a personal injury lawyer who will vouch for your well-being.
“We can secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Thus, having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
Suffering injuries in an accident due to the negligent or irresponsible driving of a reckless driver is a heavy load. Don’t hesitate to turn to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. With our expertise in the field, we will get the justice and compensation you deserve. In addition, you can contact us at (800) 674 7852. Also, you can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by online chat, text message, and email.