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DUI Accident Caused by Substance Abuse Counselor

The irony of a drunk driving arrest was not missed by officers when a former substance abuse counselor crashed into a police cruiser.

Officers in California were conducting a routine traffic stop when a 28-year-old female driver failed to stop in time, hitting the back of a police cruiser. When officers walked over to investigate, they found that she appeared to be intoxicated. After conducting the standard field sobriety tests, they were able to arrest her on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and driving under the influence.

The young woman was transported to a hospital for minor injuries and she was released later that night on her own recognizance.

If you have recently been arrested for causing a DUI accident, there is no time to waste in contacting an Orange County DUI accident lawyer from our law offices who can help you get through the legal process. Keep in mind, you'll want to fight your charges as a DUI accident conviction can lead to serious penalties, including jail time.