Drinking and driving can have serious consequences that go beyond a criminal record and loss of a driver’s license. Deciding to drive while intoxicated can lead to accidents and more serious charges. If the accident leads to injuries or death, the charges can be upgraded to serious felonies.
An accident involving a disabled vehicle and a suspected DUI suspect left a 25-year old woman dead in Willowbrook, California.
The accident occurred on the westbound side of the 105 Freeway in the early morning hours of Thursday, April 28. Two cars collided near Central Avenue according to the California Highway Patrol.
A Toyota Yaris lost control, hit a retaining wall, and became disabled in the carpool lane. A Ford Fusion then collided with the rear of the vehicle.
The driver of the Toyota Yaris was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders. The driver of the Ford Fusion was arrested on suspicion of DUI. He was then transported to Memorial Hospital of Gardena in unknown condition.
Three lanes were initially blocked on the westbound 105 Freeway. However, the lanes reopened in time for rush hour, around 6:10 a.m.
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