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Car accident leads to drunk driving charges for 1 in California

Dealing with the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident can be a stressful and daunting process. Should the incident leave those involved somewhat shaken up and unnerved, they might not be fully capable of handling the situation as expected. A recent incident in which a vehicle veered off the road and collided with a parked car in California has left a 23-year-old woman in custody on suspicion of drunk driving.

Law enforcement agents say they received reports of the incident on a recent Monday evening. According to reports, the crash took place when the driver of a vehicle lost control and veered off the road before collided with a parked car. The driver of the car claims she was assaulted after confronting the other person and says the woman then proceeded to flee the scene on foot, leaving two kids behind in the process.

Police say the woman came back to the scene of the crash later on and claim that she appeared to be exhibiting signs of impairment. They also assert that she refused to cooperate and became unruly upon being transported to a medical facility. She was taken into custody soon thereafter on suspicion of impairment and is facing numerous charges in relation to the incident.

Being accused of drunk driving can be a scary experience and knowing how best to handle a similar situation can prove challenging. When facing similar charges, those who wish to obtain insight on all their available options and what to expect from the subsequent process could benefit from retaining the services of an attorney as soon as possible. An attorney in California can help a client make informed decisions about his or her case and assist in forming a strategy to pursue the best outcome achievable during court proceedings.

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