Napa, California – Two People Injured after Suspected DUI on Lupine Hill Road
Napa, California (July 4, 2018) – Napa Valley local news sources reported that two people sustained injuries after a suspected DUI single-vehicle accident that took place on Lupine Hill Road in the vicinity of Coombsville. The incident happened around 9:55 PM at night on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Authorities have identified the victims as 40-year old St. Helena resident Carly Picco and 37-year old Aaron Smith, a passenger in the vehicle driven by Picco.
Based on reports, Picco had been driving an Audi down Lupine Hill Road when, without warning, she veered off the road and plowed into a tree. As a result of the impact, Aaron Smith sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Queen of the Valley Medical Center to receive treatment. At the same time, Picco was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Authorities believe Picco may have consumed drugs or alcohol prior to operating the vehicle and was driving under the influence. After she was released, police arrested her for suspected DUI.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
Personal Injury Lawyer
DUI is a very serious crime that can result in serious criminal punishment. Based on this information, police believe Carly Picco had been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. As a result, she will be held liable for causing the accident that injured her passenger.
Based on case findings and final verdicts, the injured passenger Aaron Smith will have the legal rights to file a personal injury lawsuit. By seeking legal assistance, this individual can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, or painful injuries.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.