November 22, 2022

Los Angeles, CA – Injuries Occur in Suspected DUI Wreck on Hwy 57 at Brea Canyon Rd

Los Angeles, CA - Injuries Occur in Suspected DUI Wreck on Hwy 57 at Brea Canyon Rd

Los Angeles, CA (November 22, 2022) – A serious multi-vehicle collision occurred on Tuesday evening, November 22, according to California Highway Patrol troopers and nearby Los Angeles Police Department officers.

At least two to three persons were reportedly hurt in the two-vehicle accident, which took place on Highway 57 at Brea Canyon Road.

EMTs also arrived after the crash, which happened around 6:00 p.m., and allegedly transported the two to three victims to a local hospital. Although the cause of the crash is yet unknown, LAPD and CHP troopers believe DUI may have been a factor.

Any witnesses or others with information about the wreck are asked to get in touch with the police as soon as possible. In the meantime, an investigation is still being conducted.

Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their families.

Rate of DUI Accidents in Los Angeles

Traffic experts analyzed drunk driving arrests in major U.S. cities from 2009 to 2018 using statistical data. In Los Angeles, there were 1,804 DUI arrests per 100,000 persons annually on average during the course of the 10 years. Since 2009, there has been a continuous decrease in the frequency of drunk driving arrests in Los Angeles. Moreover, 4,755 people were detained for DUI in the city as a whole in 2018. In comparison, there were 9,020 DUI arrests made in total in 2009. Even while this is a significant improvement, Los Angeles was still the city with the 16th-highest number of DUI arrests in the country.

In fact, a local traffic study revealed that Los Angeles had an 8{1370d1a44a2a36111fd8aac2ccbc5aad49bce4f615ec80e8124ffd285aa21fc2} higher incidence of drunk driving than the national average. In Los Angeles, 1.71{1370d1a44a2a36111fd8aac2ccbc5aad49bce4f615ec80e8124ffd285aa21fc2} of drivers have had a past DUI, while 17{1370d1a44a2a36111fd8aac2ccbc5aad49bce4f615ec80e8124ffd285aa21fc2} of respondents in Los Angeles County admitted to binge drinking. A significant portion of the fatal traffic incidents that occur in the county also involve drunk drivers. Roughly 26{1370d1a44a2a36111fd8aac2ccbc5aad49bce4f615ec80e8124ffd285aa21fc2} of all fatal traffic incidents in Los Angeles County were caused by intoxicated drivers.

Call the legal team at Madison Law Group when you need the assistance of a knowledgeable vehicle accident attorney in California after being involved in a collision that wasn’t your fault. We are equipped to diligently defend the rights of anyone involved in these traffic accidents. We also recognize that there are all sorts of vehicle accident claims, making it crucial to work with a reputable attorney who is familiar with the distinctions between each type of claim.

Thankfully, our attorneys will build a claim on your behalf to recover expenses for past and future medical care, lost income or future earning potential, and much more. Because insurance company will take any necessary action to reduce your claim, it’s essential to have reputable legal representation on your side who can fight for you and yours.

The substantial legal experience of our team at the Madison Law Group allows us to build a solid, persuasive accident claim and get your life back on track. Please call our vehicle accident attorneys in the Los Angeles area if you have any questions or want to learn more. To speak with a Los Angeles auto accident lawyer right now, call our skilled, compassionate team at 310-201-7676.

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