Sonora, CA – DUI Crash Injures Andrew Wilson on Hwy 108
Sonora, California (November 6, 2018) – Authorities are investigating a DUI crash that occurred Saturday evening on a highway in Sonora. The accident transpired at approximately 8:10 pm on Hwy 108.
It’s reported that Christian Vargas-Zermeno was driving a Ford Focus heading westbound on the highway when he suddenly drifted into the opposing lane and collided with a Toyota Tundra driven by 32-year-old Andrew Wilson, of Soulsbyville. The force of the impact caused the Tundra to overturn and collide with a GMC Sierra, driven by a 17-year-old male from Sonora. Sometime later, authorities and EMS arrived on the scene of the crash and rendered aid to the injured victims. Vargas-Zemeno was cited for DUI at the scene. Officials believe the level of his intoxication was a contributing factor to the collision. Police are working to determine the events that led up to the accident.
At this time, authorities are investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with Andrew Wilson and his loved ones as they begin the arduous journey towards recovery. We understand how devasting a DUI accident can be to the injured victims and the families that love them. We send well wishes and positivity as they start the long process to get their lives back to normal.
DUI Accidents in California
Everyday drivers in California face countless risks while driving on roadways and highways. Accidents involving alcohol and drugs, in particular, are a big problem in our state. A report by CalSTA (California State Transportation Agency) indicates that alcohol-impaired accidents with fatalities increased by 16.3% in 2017.
If you or someone that you love has been the victim of a DUI accident resulting from the negligence of a third party, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. Make sure that you speak with a qualified and highly skilled personal injury attorney as soon as possible to find out where your rights stand. Call the Brady Law Group at (866) 211-2562 today and we will work to ensure you and your families rights are protected.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.