Monday, January 14, 2008

California accidents leading to Felony DUI in the news

California DUI lawyer news

One Lake Forest man was taken into California DUI custody Sunday after losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a tree that morning.

Authorities believe Michael Hafeman, 24, was California DUI driving under the influence of alcohol when he lost control of his vehicle early Sunday at about 2:30 a.m.

Hafeman ran into a guardrail and crashed into a tree on Live Oak Canyon near Hamilton Trail before being arrested for California DUI .

Matthew Johnson, a 25-year-old resident of Anaheim who was also in the car, suffered major injuries in the California DUI crash. Emergency personnel had to extract both Hafeman and Johnson from the car.

Hafeman was taken to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana. He was taken into California DUI custody Sunday night. Johnson was taken to Mission Hospital. No other vehicles were involved in the California DUI crash.

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4 people were injured Sunday when a suspected California DUI drunken driver crashed head on in their vehicle.

Police arrested Javier Torres, 34, into jail on suspicion of felony California DUI driving while under the influence.

Torres was driving east on Foothill Boulevard near Almeria Avenue at 2:51 a.m. when he slammed into a Honda containing four people, leading to his California DUI arrest.