Two-Vehicle Crash near Hilltop Road in Soquel Left Woman Seriously Injured

SOQUEL, CA (March 7, 2023) – Friday morning, a suspected DUI crash on Soquel San Jose Road lead to the arrest of Keller Alexander Stout.

According to the CHP, a southbound 1997 Toyota approached the Soquel San Jose Road around 8:19 a.m.

Investigators said the Toyota veered into the northbound lane of the road for unknown reasons.

Subsequently, the Toyota went right and crashed into the 1995 Honda in the southbound lane of Soquel San Jose Road. The impact sent the Toyota in a western direction where it crashed into a tree.

After being medically cleared, authorities arrested 31-year-old Keller Alexander Stout, the Toyota driver, on suspicion of felony DUI.

In addition, paramedics also transported Stout’s passenger, a 28-year-old woman from Ben Lomond, to Valley Medical Center for significant injuries.

The Honda driver, identified as a 56-year-old Soquel man, received no injuries.

Furthermore, a large portion of the surrounding area was briefly shut down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

Alcohol and certain medications or illegal drugs impair these abilities when present 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. 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 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 them for your free consultation at (800) 975-3435.

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