DUI Collision Results in Minor Injuries
72-year-old Victor Millhouse was arrested following a DUI crash in Greenwood Tuesday evening.
California Highway Patrol reported that the accident occurred at 6:15 p.m. on March 1st.
A Jeep Wrangler driven by a 17-year-old girl collided with Millhouse’s GMC Yukon on Highway 193.
The accident took place just north of Sliger Mine Road.
Paramedics treated the girl at the scene for minor injuries. The passenger, also a 17-year-old girl, was left unharmed.
Additionally, Millhouse was treated at Marshall Hospital with minor injuries. He was also later arrested on DUI charges.
Authorities shut down the highway for a period of time as investigators worked at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
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.