Merced, CA – Police arrest woman for DUI after she crashes into multiple cars in Merced
Merced, CA (January 23, 2022) – Police in Merced say they arrested a woman Thursday after she hit multiple cars and may have been under the influence of alcohol.
Police say Lori Gallo, 47, was driving south on G Street at 125 mph and attempted to pass another vehicle that was also travelling south on G Street. Police say Gallo got too close and side-swiped the other vehicle, causing her car to also hit another car that was stopped at a nearby intersection.
Police say Gallo’s car and another went off the roadway and into a ditch after the crash.
The fourth vehicle also hit some of the debris on the road during that period, causing it to be damaged.
Two people were treated at the hospital for injuries, but their condition is unknown.
Gallos’ blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit, according to police.
DUI and collision causing injury were the charges against her.
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Over 1,000 vehicle accidents were attributed to drunk driving in California in 2018. Thirty percent of these accidents were fatal. More than 10,000 Americans die each year as a result of drunk driving. Those who are injured in auto accidents caused by drunk drivers are often much worse off than those who suffer injuries in regular accidents. Intoxicated individuals are often more reckless than sober individuals.
On top of the mental and physical suffering that victims must endure, they are often faced with mounting medical bills and are forced to take time off from work as a result. If you have been injured in a car accident caused by a negligent or reckless driver, you should speak to a car accident lawyer in California immediately. Most times, victims are entitled to compensation to ease the financial burdens they will face going forward.
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