Tuesday night, a group of cyclist were riding on Fiesta Island when a suspected DUI driver plowed straight through a group of twenty cyclists. A total of eight out of twenty bicyclists were injured from the collision caused by 49-year-old Theresa Owens. The accident occurred around 6:00 p.m. on 1000 Fiesta Island Road next to the Mission Bay Park.
The report describes that the bikers were hit head on with bikes seen flying through the air. Three of the bicyclist were pinned under Owens vehicle that had to be lifted for the pinned bikers to be rescued. Injuries received varied from broken bones, fractured vertebrae, and internal injuries. Owens is bail is held at $100,000 on charges of driving under the influence and possession of controlled substance.
Any car accident can be a horrible event that an individual has to endure, our law firm understands how DUI accidents can impact the people and families involved. If you have ever participated in a DUI accident and need legal representation, contact our professional personal injury attorneys in San Diego today.