A driver, police believe was driving drunk, will face charges after her 17-year-old passenger suffered severe injuries from the crash. The 22-year-old woman driving crashed into a tree, a New York Criminal Lawyer was informed.
Police were called to the scene of the accident around 2:40 a.m. Sunday. The 17-year-old male passenger was unconscious when officials responded. He had visible facial injuries. The accident happened in Morgan Hill, California.
The driver is not the only person believed to have been drunk during the time of the crash, the minor was believed to have been under the influence too, as police officers reported to a New York Criminal Lawyer. A helicopter transported the 17-year-old male to a nearby hospital in California. At this time, the male is in critical condition, but the hospital was not able to go into any further detail about his health.
The driver also complained of pain in her ankles and wrists. It is unclear if they were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash. She has since been released from the hospital and booked by Morgan Hill Police. She was booked under the suspicion of DUI. She was taken to Santa Clara County Jail to await her day in court. It is unclear if she has a lawyer.
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