Modesto Hit-and-Run DUI Accident


Modesto Hit-and-Run DUI Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto personal injury lawyer. A suspected DUI driver that allegedly caused two car accidents in Modesto was arrested by authorities during the evening hours of Friday, March 3, 2017.

What Happened?

A driver was traveling along Oakdale Road in the vicinity of Mable Road when he was involved in a car accident with another vehicle. The driver fled from the scene of the accident and was involved in a second collision in front of Beyer High School. The suspect attempted to flee from the scene but witnesses were able to catch up with him and detained him until authorities arrived.

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Officer Arrives At Accident Scene

An officer arrived at the scene of the second car accident along Sylvan Avenue. The officer was informed that two victims were injured as a result of the accident. The extent of their injuries have not yet been released. Authorities also have not yet disclosed if anyone was injured in the initial hit-and-run crash along Oakdale Road.

Authorities Arrest Suspected DUI Driver

The alleged reckless driver that was involved in both accidents was identified as 34-year-old Jose Campos Jr. He was detained by authorities on suspicion of driving under the influence and hit-and-run.

Hit-and-Run Accidents

Hit-and-run accidents are becoming a common reality throughout the state of California. If a driver was involved in an accident in California, the state law requires that the driver must report the accident to the Department of Motor Vehicles if property damage valued at $750 or more occurred, if a victim in any party has suffered injuries or if a death resulted from the accident. It is crucial to report your accident to authorities immediately to track down the motorist that crashed into you and drove away from the scene. Consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer for more information.

Modesto Personal Injury Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto personal injury lawyer. If you, or a loved one has been involved in a hit-and-run accident, please call me at (209) 227-1931 for free and friendly advice. You may also reach me at my toll-free number at (800) 404-5400.

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