Benjamin Reyes Jr. Arrested Following DUI Wreck
23-year-old Benjamin Reyes Jr. was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Saturday night.
His pickup truck collided with an SUV on March 19th on Lake Tahoe Boulevard.
The incident took place at 11:21 p.m., per authorities.
As a result, the SUV driver was transported to Barton Memorial Hospital where they are in stable condition.
Police arrested and booked Reyes into the El Dorado County Jail in South Lake Tahoe on DUI charges.
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.