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Driver to be charged with felony DUI after Oceanside crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person sustained major injuries in a drunk driving accident in Oceanside in the early morning hours of Thursday.

According to CHP, a van crashed off the roadway in the 2200 block of Monte Vista Drive at about 1:45 a.m.

Both occupants appeared trapped in the car. The woman sustained major injuries, including a severe back injury. It is unclear at this time whether the second occupant, a man, was also injured.

Alcohol was a factor in the crash. An initial report stated that the driver will be charged with a felony DUI because of the severity of the injuries.

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Ross Jurewitz

RossRoss Jurewitz is the founder and managing lawyer of the Jurewitz Law Group, a San Diego personal injury attorney law firm. These San Diego injury accident lawyers specialize in helping people seriously injured in a variety of accidents throughout San Diego County and California.

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