Four people were injured Monday night after a suspected drunk driver caused a three-car crash in Mission Valley. Among the injured, was a pregnant woman.
The chain-reaction collision happened in the 2400 block of Hotel Circle South just after 10pm.
According to San Diego police officers, the 43-year-old alleged drunk driver was driving a truck when it drifted across the roadway, striking a Nissan Versa head-on. A volvo then sideswiped the truck.
A 46-year-old man driving the Versa suffered a laceration to his hand and two passengers were also injured. A 50-year-old man who suffered fractures to his spine, leg and arm, and a 41-year-old pregnant woman who suffered broken ribs and fractured spine.
The Volvo was driven by a 54-year-old woman who suffered minor injuries. The driver of the truck was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of felony drunken driving.
Injuries suffered as a result of these types of accidents can be severe and life altering. You may have suffered head injuries, nerve damage or spinal cord paralysis, broken or dislocated a bone or limb, or even lost the use of a limb. Our firm of San Diego car accident lawyers understands that your immediate goals after going through such trauma are to get your medical bills paid and covered, make sure you do not suffer financially through any lost wages, and make sure your insurance company will pay for future treatment relating to your injury.
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