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Drunk Driving Accident on Big Tujunga Canyon Road Injures 4


A single vehicle accident that happened Thursday night in the Angeles National Forest is being blamed on a drunk driver.

The accident happened about 9:45 p.m. on Big Tujunga Canyon Rd. Sun Valley resident Carlos Navarro, 44-years-old, was driving a Mustang convertible. He had three passengers: two females and one male.

According to a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman, the driver was speeding when he lost control of his car in the 11900 block of Big Tujunga Canyon Rd. The car went off the roadway and rolled four times. Firefighters had to free three people from the mangled wreckage.

Four people were injured in the accident, one of whom suffered critical injuries.

Driver Navarro was arrested at the scene and charged with driving under the influence.

If you or someone you care about has been injured as the result of a drunk driving accident, speak with a personal injury attorney at McGee, Lerer & Associates. We have four office locations: Santa Monica, Pasadena, Los Angeles, and Long Beach. Our lawyers will make sure you are compensated for all medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and property damage. If your injuries were caused by a drunk driver, you may be entitled to punitive damages, which are damages meant to punish the negligent driver.

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