Yorktown, NY – Woman Arrested After DUI Accident Leading to Injuries
Yorktown, NY (February 23, 2019) – Police responded to a DUI accident in Yorktown that led to injuries. The accident took place around 10:20 p.m. on February 20 this past week.
Police arrested 23-year-old Madelin Bu Munoz for driving while intoxicated and failing to keep right. They initially received a call from a resident in the area of Hanover Street who claimed that there had been an accident near the intersection with Montress Road.
When officers arrived at the scene, Munoz had been driving a Hyundai south on Hanover when the vehicle was involved in an accident and then struck a tree.
Police say that one person received head and leg injuries in the accident. At this time, they continue their investigation into the accident.
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We would like to extend our sympathies to the party injured in this accident. Every year, a large variety of serious accidents take place due to negligent DUI drivers who decide to get behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated. DUI is a crime, which means more than just a personal injury case will take place in the incident. Criminal charges can help you bring your personal injury claim if you have been injured at the reckless hands of another, which is why it is imperative to seek the help of an experienced attorney from the start to retain your rights.
At Hach & Rose, we acknowledge that your case results are especially important if you have dealt with the aftermath of a car accident on emotional and physical levels. If somebody has acted with outright negligence, we want you to know that you never stand alone and that we are here to help you in the midst of your case. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
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