Joseph Christopher Rodriguez Arrested in Davis Collision
Four vehicles were involved in a DUI collision on Wednesday afternoon in Davis, California.
The collision took place at the intersection of Richards Boulevard and Research Park Drive on December 22nd.
According to reports, Rodriguez, 38, was traveling southbound at 1:40 p.m. before slamming into the back of another vehicle.
The vehicle Rodriguez slammed into was occupied by a father and his teenage daughter.
Upon impact, a chain-reaction was triggered involving multiple vehicles.
Additionally, the father and daughter sustained injuries and were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Joseph Christopher Rodriguez was intoxicated at the time of the crash and was booked into the Yolo County Jail on suspicion of DUI.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.