News: Driver in deadly DUI crash sentenced to 14 years

SAN DIEGO, CA – A driver who caused the deaths of two people in a crash caused while under the influence was sentenced on Wednesday afternoon.

According to CBS 8, the crash occurred in May near the intersection of Sports Arena Boulevard and Rosecrans Street. The accident claimed the lives of two people, a 81-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man.

The suspect, a 33-year-old man, initially plead not guilty but later changed his plea to guilty.

If you were involved in a car accident along San Diego’s dangerous roads, the steps you take in the moments afterward are vital when you decide to file a claim. You should pull to a safe part of the roadway before anything else. This action could potentially save you and your vehicle from another collision. After that, make sure all the occupants of your vehicle are safe. If anyone is hurt, contact emergency services right away. Once everyone is accounted for, you should begin to gather evidence at the scene and exchange contact and insurance information with any other drivers involved. Next, contact local authorities to file an official accident report before anyone leaves the scene. Lastly, contact an experienced San Diego car accident lawyer from HHJ Trial Attorneys to find out if your case could be eligible for financial compensation. We can be reached through our online case information form or by phone at 1-888-50-LAWFIRM

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