DUI Driver Involved in Accident on South Union Avenue in Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 17, 2021) – Paramedics sent one person to the hospital following a suspected DUI accident on South Union Avenue on May 11.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened near South Chester Avenue around 7:53 PM.
Based on a report, the victim was driving a Chevy pick-up truck at the time of the crash. Due to unknown reasons, the driver lost control and collided into a parked semi-truck. Consequently, the crash pinned the driver inside the pick-up truck.
It took emergency crews about one hour to pull the victim out of the truck. As a result, the patient suffered moderate injuries in the incident.
The cause of the crash was not immediately available. However, officials believed that DUI was a possible factor.
At this time, an investigation into this DUI accident on South Union Avenue is ongoing. In addition, they ask anyone with information to call Bakersfield Police at 661-327-7111.
Driving under the influence is dangerous and can lead to an accident. Thus, never drink before driving to avoid getting hurt or hurting other people. In addition, follow road regulations at all times.
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