Motorcyclist Injured By Driver Under the Influence

A driver seriously injured a motorcyclist, in Orange.

The motorcyclist was riding her Honda motorcycle eastbound on Collins Avenue.  At around 2:20 p.m., she collided into a Mazda 626 coming out of a residential property. The motorcyclist was taken to a trauma center. Her injuries are very serious and life-threatening. The victim’s exact condition is unknown.

Police leave that the driver of the Mazda was making a left turn from the residential property. She was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of the drugs. The exact drugs are not known. The driver of the Mazda was booked into Orange County Jail on Thursday night. Orange police have not identified the suspect yet.

After this accident, both sides of Collins Avenue were closed until 10 p.m. Investigators remained at the scene to look at the evidence. Authorities are asking for anyone, with additional information, to come forward.

This is a very sad story about an avoidable accident. The driver should have been more responsible and not driving while under the influence of drugs. There is no excuse for driving while under the influence. You can always take public transportation, call a cab, or ask a friend to drive you. Impaired drivers not only endanger their own lives but also the lives of those around them. Driving under the influence is a serious issue. Please prevent your loved ones from driving while under the influence.

Car accidents are terrifying experiences. Even less severe accidents are traumatizing. Each car accident causes incredible damage. This damage can be everything from emotional loss to expensive hospital bills. Insurance may be able to cover a portion of the expenses, but much of the damage cannot be covered. A car accident lawyer can help you seek more damages. You can seek damages for emotional loss, car repair bills, and much more.

The Law Offices of Dara Khajavi hopes that you are never in a car accident, but if you ever find yourself in this horrible position, we are ready to help you. Our Orange County car accident lawyers will help you build your case. Do not worry if money is an issue. There will be absolutely no charges until your case is won.

We hope you have a great weekend, but remember many alcohol and drug related accidents happen over the weekend. Please remember to be responsible. If you choose to partake in impairing substance, you should always have a designated driver. You can also call a cab. It is always better to be safe than sorry.