[10-26-2021] San Mateo County, CA – Pedestrian Injured After a DUI Crash in San Carlos

One unidentified person was injured after a pedestrian crash involving a DUI driver in San Carlos on Tuesday afternoon, October 26.

[10-26-2021] San Mateo County, CA - Pedestrian Injured After a DUI Crash in San CarlosAccording to the initial reports from local authorities, the crash transpired at around 1:30 p.m. on Industrial and Bransten roads. The victim was walking at the intersection in a marked crosswalk when he was suddenly struck by a white pickup truck.

The vehicle reportedly accelerated and made a left turn at the intersection before the crash. The pedestrian sustained significant injuries in the crash, including multiple broken bones and fractures. The victim was then rushed to an area hospital for treatment.

The driver that struck the pedestrian was under the influence at the time of the accident. He was arrested on DUI-related charges.

Information about the accident is limited at the moment. The identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed. An active investigation is currently underway.

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DUI Pedestrian Crash Statistics

Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable to traffic-related injuries and fatalities. They are the most at risk because they are unprotected in the event of a major accident, which could result in serious injury.

The number of pedestrian deaths in the United States has risen sharply in recent years. From 2007 to 2016, the number of pedestrian deaths increased by 27%, while the number of deaths due to other traffic-related causes decreased by 14%.

A drunk driver was involved in this case. To be caught behind the wheel while under the influence of either drugs or alcohol is a severe offense. Unfortunately, drunk driving collisions occur frequently in the United States.

The NHTSA estimates that approximately 30 Americans lose their lives every day due to drunk driving accidents. About 29% of all traffic-related deaths in the United States are the result of drunk driving. Sixty-one percent of these motorists have a BAC over the legal limit of.08.

San Mateo County Drunk Driving Accident Attorney

Often, defendants and their insurance carriers will defend DUI accident claims aggressively — doing everything from undervaluing a victim’s damages to trying to push some of the faults for the DUI accident onto the victim. All successful personal injury claims, including drunk driving accident claims, are built on a sturdy foundation of compelling, reliable, and well-presented evidence.

Our California DUI accident lawyers can help you put together a strong, effective legal claim. Relevant evidence in drunk driving accident cases can come in many different forms. The attorneys at Arash Law will enthusiastically defend the rights of the DUI accident victims. We put our skills, knowledge, and legal experience to work for our clients’ benefit.

Our San Mateo drunk driving accident attorneys from Arash Law will provide you with the legal assistance you require to pursue a successful compensation claim. Please get in touch with us as soon as possible to assist you in obtaining the medical care you need. Call (888) 488-1391 or contact us online to schedule your free no-obligation fatal car accident case review.

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