[04-09-2024] Marin County, CA – 25-Year-Old Driver Injured After Being Struck by DUI Driver in Novato

Published April 9, 2024

[04-09-2024] 25-Year-Old Driver Injured After Being Struck by DUI Driver in Novato25-year-old driver was injured after being struck by a DUI driver in Novato on Tuesday evening, April 9, 2024.

According to the Novato Police Department, the incident occurred at about 8:00 p.m. between Rowland Boulevard and Redwood Boulevard.

A 49-year-old woman named Susan S. reportedly ran a red light and slammed into a Honda sedan.

The 25-year-old Novato resident suffered major injuries and was taken to a hospital. He is expected to survive.

Police arrested Susan S. for felony driving under the influence, causing injury. She was booked into Marin County Jail.

Anyone with additional information about the incident is urged to contact Novato PD.

Don’t Know What To Do After An Accident?

Your safety and rights depend on what you do next after an accident. Remember the following steps if you find yourself in one:

  • Check yourself for any injuries.

  • Stay on the scene, call 9-1-1, and wait for emergency responders.

  • Move your vehicle to the road shoulder if safe; turn on hazard lights.

  • Fully cooperate with law enforcement and stay until cleared to leave.

  • Document the scene and injuries with photos and videos.

  • Seek immediate medical attention.

  • Contact your insurance company and find a personal injury lawyer for legal advice.

What A Lawyer Can Do For You

Many victims put off calling a lawyer even if they sustain injuries after an accident. However, lawyers can help you in many ways. They can provide you with police reports, CCTV footage, and witness statements to strengthen your case. Your attorney will also negotiate with insurance companies to get you fair compensation. 

The best part is that they will do all of these things for you at no upfront cost. So if you’re injured in an accident, hire a personal injury attorney to recover medical bills, car repair costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.