On Saturday, August 19th 2020, at around 10 AM, a yellow Volkswagen Beetle car crashed onto a Metro bus in a traffic-light intersection between Whittier Boulevard and Downey Road in Los Angeles. Fourteen people were injured and sent to the hospital, and three of them are in critical condition. The driver was arrested on a DUI charge, despite being only 17 years old.
Are You A Victim of A DUI by Juvenile Drivers?
For several years in a row, California has had the second-highest fatality rate in alcohol-related car accidents. In 2017, Los Angeles ranked as the fifth-highest county with juvenile DUI in California.
Despite their age, juvenile drivers can cause as much damage to you as any other DUI drivers. Seeking a lawyer that can represent your best interest is crucial in these cases. If you or your loved ones were recently involved in a car accident with a juvenile under the influence of alcohol, call us at (713) 987-7111 for a free consultation on your case.