1 Adult, 6 Juveniles Hospitalized after North Highlands Car Accident at Auburn Boulevard and Hemlock Street; Brandon Cowles Arrested
North Highlands, California (February 17, 2020) – Six people, including six 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 at 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 was traveling westbound on Auburn.
The driver and six juvenile passengers in the Malibu were taken to a hospital with major injuries. The CHP said none of the juvenile passengers were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.
The Nissan driver, identified as Brandon David Cowles, 26, 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.