[10-23-2022] Sutter County, CA – 35-Year-Old Woman Killed in DUI Crash Near Highway 20 in Sutter

[10-23-2022] Sutter County, CA - 35-Year-Old Woman Killed in DUI Crash Near Highway 20 in SutterAccording to the Yuba-Sutter CHP, a 35-year-old woman died after a DUI driver struck them in a two-vehicle collision in Sutter early Saturday morning, October 23, 2022.

As per California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred just after 1:00 a.m. south on Humphrey near the intersection on Highway 20.

The Police reported that Serina A., 24, was traveling south on Humphrey Road more than the posted speed limit as she approached the Highway 20 intersection.

The California Highway Patrol reports that Ali drove through the intersection and crashed into the left side of a 2010 Dodge Charger driven by a 35-year-old woman.

According to police, the woman’s death has been ruled a homicide at the scene. Stacy Ali, a passenger in Ali’s car, was taken to the hospital with cuts to her hands and legs and possibly broken ribs.

An official medical checkup for Serina was scheduled at the local hospital. After being treated at the hospital, she was arrested for DUI because police said she displayed signs of intoxication.

The police eventually arrested her for driving and causing a fatal accident.

After the woman’s next of kin has been notified, her identity will be made public.

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DUI Accident Statistics

Every person should be able to use the road without worrying about being harmed. Drunk drivers are a serious risk to everyone else on the road. Drunk driving is illegal everywhere due to laws that are uniformly applied.

Anyone who gets behind the wheel after consuming alcohol or drugs asks for trouble. Driving after consuming alcohol is extremely dangerous.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 10,000 people per year are killed in car accidents involving drunk drivers. Intoxication is a factor in about 18% of all fatal car crashes.

More than 2,000 people in California lose their lives, and another 30,000 are injured yearly due to drunk driving accidents. Driving under the influence (DUI) and going while intoxicated (DWI) are defined differently depending on the driver’s age and the type of vehicle they are operating.

Impairments in drivers’ vision, decision-making, and reaction times are standard. As a result of their impaired senses and mental state, drunk drivers pose a grave threat to public safety on the most hazardous highway corridors in California.

Sutter County DUI Accident Victims Lawyers

It’s highly unlikely you’ll survive being hit by a car while crossing the street. Simply put, California’s injury law has your back if you’re ever hurt in a car accident.

Potentially, you could file a personal injury lawsuit against the reckless driver who caused the accident that injured you. The victims of these accidents face several challenges, including the loss of income, time off work, and the high cost of medical care.

Arash Law’s attorneys will aggressively represent their clients in cases involving Sutter County DUI accidents. Legal consequences are warranted when drunk drivers endanger others on the road. When an accident occurs due to drunk driving, those responsible should be held financially accountable.

To ensure our clients can pay for life-saving medical care and provide for their families, we fight tirelessly to obtain maximum settlements on their behalf. Contact us at (888) 488-1391 if you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident caused by a drunk driver in California.

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