DUI With Injuries

DUI WITH INJURY:
MISDEMEANOR OR FELONY DEPENDING ON THE CASE

If you injure another person as a result of your DUI, then you will most likely be charged with “DUI with Injury”. California Vehicle Code 23153 is the code section under with a felony DUI is charged. VC 23153 reads as follows:

23153 (a) It is unlawful for any person, while under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug, or under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug, to drive a vehicle and concurrently do any act forbidden by law, or neglect any duty imposed by law in driving the vehicle, which act or neglect proximately causes bodily injury to any person other than the driver.

23153(b) reads that it is It is unlawful for any person, while having 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle and concurrently do any act forbidden by law, or neglect any duty imposed by law in driving the vehicle, which act or neglect proximately causes bodily injury to any person other than the driver.

The penalty for a DUI with Injury varies depending upon the severity of the crime and a “DUI with Injury” can be a “wobbler”, a charge that can be either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the circumstances.

Our attorneys are experts in negotiating with DAs and prosecutors regarding DUI with Injury cases and will work tirelessly to get your case dismissed or get a favorable plea bargain such as getting a felony DUI reduced to a misdemeanor DUI or a misdemeanor DUI reduced to an infraction. Call us now for a confidential consultation.

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