Suspected DUI Crash in San Mateo Left 20-Year-Old College Student Seriously Injured

SAN MATEO, CA (December 6, 2022) – Early Monday morning, a suspected DUI Crash on El Camino Real left Michelle Urzua with serious injuries.

The incident happened on November 21st, around 1:00 a.m. in the city of San Mateo.

According to the report, a speeding driver, going at about 80 mph, collided with the victim’s s vehicle. The impact of the collision left both the occupants of Urzua’s vehicle with injuries.

Responding medical personnel transported Urzua to a hospital for serious injuries. Meanwhile, her passenger was also hospitalized for non-life-threatening injuries.

Later, investigators determined that a DUI driver caused the incident. An 18-year-old man is currently facing charges related to the collision.

Friends of Michelle Urzua created a GoFundMe page to help cover medical bills and her recovery.

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 for 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.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a DUI crash. Reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case.  Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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