Two-Vehicle Collision in Santa Ana Left Multiple Injured, Including 3 Children and Officer

SANTA ANA, CA (April 5, 2023) – Saturday night, a suspected DUI crash on West Civic Drive left several people with injuries.

Officers responded to the collision around 11:00 p.m. at the 500 block of West Civic Drive in the city of Santa Ana.

Upon arrival, officers spotted a dark-colored Chevrolet Tahoe parked on a sidewalk with significant damage on the passenger side.

Police officers discovered a Santa Ana patrol SUV with significant front-end damage at the scene.

Emergency personnel who responded to the scene rushed at least five occupants of the Chevrolet, including three juveniles, to a hospital.

Furthermore, a fellow officer rushed the SAPD officer to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Meanwhile, authorities arrested the man driving the Chevrolet for suspicion of driving under the influence and child endangerment.

At this time, it is unclear what the exact relationship between the driver and the children is. Santa Ana Officials will provide more information about the West Civic Drive DUI crash once available.

Thinking, reasoning and muscle coordination are essential in operating a vehicle safely. However, these are impaired when alcohol and certain medications or illegal drugs are in the body. Never drive while impaired as the consequences can be devastating for you and others. When buzzed or drunk, it is best to request an Uber, Lyft, or taxi. If possible, reach out to a family member or a friend to come and pick you up. By being responsible, you can keep yourself and others on the road safe.

If you have been injured in a DUI crash, please contact Sweet James today. It is their goal to provide your loved one the highest quality of legal representation. Their firm is dedicated to helping your bereaved family obtain both justice and maximum settlement. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call them for your free consultation at 1-800-900-0000.

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