1 Adult, 5 Juveniles Suffers Major Injuries in North Highlands Car Accident at Auburn Boulevard and Hemlock Street
North Highlands, California (February 16, 2020) – Six people, including five children, were hospitalized Saturday evening after an alleged DUI crash in North Highlands, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident took place at about 6:40 p.m. Saturday, February 15 near the intersection of Auburn Boulevard and Hemlock Street.
The CHP said a Nissan Sentra was heading eastbound on Auburn Boulevard when it tried to turn onto Hemlock Street and collided head-on with a Chevy Malibu that traveling westbound on Auburn.
The driver of the Malibu and their five juvenile passengers were taken to a hospital with major, but non-life-threatening injuries.
The Nissan driver, whose name was not immediately disclosed, was arrested on suspicion DUI.
The accident remains under investigation.
According to Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group, a separate investigation by an experienced attorney is necessary so as clearly uncover the circumstances surrounding the collision. “An attorney will also help the victim to navigate all the legal processes in pursuit of fair compensation and justice. Car accident claims are rarely straightforward, and, regardless of the circumstances involved, liable insurance companies will often do everything possible to limit their out-of-pocket expenses by either devaluing or outright denying your claim. It is crucial, therefore, that you have an experienced attorney on your side,” said Arin.