According to the local news articles, a man from Nevada City was involved in a crash that forced authorities to close the Red Dog Road.
Official reports from the California Highway Patrol demonstrate that the driver was intoxicated when the accident happened. The 23-year-old man was in a Mazda Protege on Red Dog Road coming from Boulder Street some time after 10:12 pm last Friday when he tried to turn right but the turn failed, he lost control of his vehicle and ended up traveling across the road while engaging in a head-on collision against another vehicle.
The news says that both vehicles involved were disabled and that the California Highway Patrol had to block the road to clear up the debris.
The official reports show that the 23-year-old driver complained of pains on his left hand and eventual ringing in his ears. After being taken to the hospital, the local police took the driver involved in the accident under their custody for driving under the influence of alcohol. The CHP announced the man was released after posting $1,400 bail.
As a Riverside personal injury lawyer I urge all drivers who happen to be reading this blog post to never drive under the influence. Remember, it is not only illegal, it’s highly dangerous and it could claim your life and the lives of others.
Personal injury lawyers should be always ready to be of great assistance to you whenever you feel like you were the victim of an incident caused by someone else.