2 Injured Following Two-Vehicle Collision near McCray Street

OILDALE, CA (August 8, 2023) – Thursday night, police arrested a woman after a DUI crash on James Road that left two people injured.

The collision happened on July 27th, around 11:00 p.m., near the intersection of James Road and McCray Street.

According to reports, a woman was operating a 2014 Ford Edge while under the influence. She lost control of the vehicle and ended up striking a 2016 Chevrolet Cruz.

Immediately after the crash, the woman left the vehicle with two children, ages 8 and 10, inside, and tried to flee on foot. However, police apprehended her a short distance from the crash.

Officials booked her into Kern County jail on charges of DUI and felony hit-and-run causing injury.

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.

If you have been injured in a DUI crash, please contact Sweet James today. It is their goal to provide you and your loved one with the highest quality 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 1-800-900-0000.

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