Ismael Soto, 28, T-boned two parked minivan near the intersection of Fremont Ave. and Popular Blvd., pushing one of the minivan into a crowd of pedestrians.
The elaborate holiday displays on the intersection draws a lot of spectators.
Eleven of the thirteen injured people were transported to the hospital. Four people are being treated for critical, but non-life threatening injuries.
Alhambra police arrested Soto for felony DUI at the scene of the accident. Fremont Ave. was closed for investigation.
As the holiday atmosphere settles in between Thanksgiving and New Years, DUI accidents go up. About 40 percent of highway deaths on holiday weekends are alcohol related.
California law enforcement will combat these statics by cracking down on drunk driving from December 12, 2014 to January 1, 2015.
Accidents caused by drunk drivers are the most difficult to accept because they are so preventable. At Bergener & Associates, we understand the frustration DUI accident victims go through and are dedicated to helping them find justice.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a DUI accident give our Los Angeles County car accident attorneys a call at 1-800-881-2021 for a free consultation. We’re available to answer any questions or concerns you may have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.