Woman Seriously Injured in DUI Collision near Avondale Boulevard

TOLLESON, AZ (October 13, 2022) – Monday night, police arrested Duse-Timothy Coates after a DUI crash on Interstate 10.

The incident occurred around 9:00 p.m., near Avondale Boulevard on October 10th.

For DUI related reasons, Coates lost control of his vehicle and traveled over the guardrail before overturning. Medics arrived and transported a woman to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

Crews say the injured woman may need to have her legs amputated.

After his arrest, authorities found traces of methamphetamine in Coates vehicle. Meanwhile, authorities charged Coates with assault, DUI, and a probation violation with a $75,000 bond.

Both directions of the roadway were temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

The presence of alcohol or other altering substances in the body can impair thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination which are essential in operating a vehicle safely. So, never drive while under the influence as the consequences can be devastating. By doing so, 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 with 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 their office for your free consultation at (800) 975-3435.

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