Thomas Browning Injured in DUI Car Accident on Highway 46 near Shandon Rest Area in San Luis Obispo

Thomas Browning Injured in Shandon Car Crash on Highway 46 in San Luis Obispo


Shandon, California (December 23, 2019) – Thomas Browning, 68, of Oakdale, has been identified as the driver of the big rig who was seriously injured in a suspected DUI collision that occurred in the Shandon area of San Luis Obispo on Sunday morning.

According to a local news source, the accident happened at about 6 a.m. on Highway 46 near the Shandon Rest Area.

The California Highway Patrol said 29-year-old Zoe Kirkpatrick of Echo Park had been traveling westbound when she stopped her vehicle partially on the shoulder.

A short time later, a semi-truck driven by Browning crashed into the parked vehicle.

Browning was seriously injured in the crash and was flown to the hospital for treatment.

Kirkpatrick sustained minor injuries and was later arrested and booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail on suspicion of DUI.

No other information was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.