Highway 395 Traffic Accident Results in Arrest of Delbert Gavin
A DUI crash resulted in 35-year-old Justin Weber being airlifted on Tuesday, January 4th in Janesville.
The collision took place just before 6 p.m. on Highway 395.
According to CHP, Weber was driving south in a Dodge Ram before colliding with a Plymouth Voyager minivan driven by Delbert Gavin, 53.
Gavin was traveling north when he made an unsafe lane change and collided with a Toyota Tacoma, driven by Robert Eide.
Upon impact, the minivan spun out of control, causing it to hit Weber’s Dodge.
Justin Weber suffered moderate injuries and was airlifted to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada.
In addition, the driver of the Toyota Tacoma was left unharmed.
Gavin also suffered major injuries and was rushed to Banner Lassen Medical Center.
It was discovered that Gavin was impaired at the time of the crash and he was later arrested on suspicion of DUI.
The crash remains under investigation.
According to NHTSA, more than a quarter (25%) of accident-related deaths are linked to the use of alcohol. With that being said, according to the CDC, there are 30 people that are killed everyday in a car accident as a result of an alcohol-impaired driver. That is equivalent to one death every 50 minutes.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
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