Pedro Martinez was driving in Costa Mesa, Calif., when his car was broadsided by a vehicle driven by Michael Escobedo. Martinez was hospitalized in critical, but stable condition. His passenger was treated for minor injuries.
Escobedo is being held on bond, under suspicion of DUI. It is unknown whether Martinez will be charged with a DUI offense.
Please take this tale as a warning. You may be driving ever so perfect, but if you’re over the blood alcohol limit of 0.08 percent for DUI and you’re struck by another vehicle, you could be arrested and charged with DUI.