Driver Injured in DUI Car Crash at 9th Avenue and Lacey Boulevard in Hanford

1 Injured in Hanford Car Accident at 9th Avenue and Lacey Boulevard, Sonia Mena Arrested


Hanford, California (January 22, 2020) – A 26-year-old man was injured in a suspected DUI car accident that occurred on Sunday morning in Hanford.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the area of 9th Avenue and Lacey Boulevard at about 7:00 a.m. January 19.

A 26-year-old man was driving a car eastbound on Lacey Boulevard when a vehicle driven by 36-year-old Sonia Mena ran a stop sign and crashed into his car.

The male driver sustained unspecified injuries in the crash and was attended to by the EMS medics before he was transported to Adventist Medical Center for further treatment.

Hanford police said Meno had symptoms of being intoxicated, and a preliminary alcohol screening test was performed on her.

It was established that her levels were almost twice times the legal limit.

Mena was immediately arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and causing injury and was booked into the Kings County Jail.

The name and current condition of the patient are unknown.

The accident remains under investigation.

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.