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DWI Crash Leaves One Seriously Injured

DWI Crash Leaves One Seriously Injured

Dix Hills, NY – A man has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a serious crash around 5 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2023, on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills. Sargunvir Sondhi was driving a Mercedes Benz eastbound near Exit 51 when he collided with the back of a Nissan Sentra. The impact caused the Mercedes to flip over.

The Nissan, which was driven by Plainview resident Howard Weitz, was totaled in the accident. Howard was uninjured, but his wife Irene, who was also in the car, was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. Sondhi himself was unharmed.

Car Accidents 

Driving under the influence causes more than 17,000 unfortunate deaths each year in the United States. It is critical for anyone involved in a serious crash and their families to have an independent legal investigation performed to preserve evidence. This includes reviewing:

  • Driver accident history
  • Police accident report
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Phone and texting records of the driver
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
  • Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident
  • Inspection of the road conditions
  • Vehicle blind spots
  • Driving records
  • Accident history on the LIE

Car Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest personal injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible. While handling various accident cases, our attorneys have gained experience that has helped them identify some of the most common causes of car accidents:

  • Texting and driving  
  • Distracted driving  
  • Fatigue 
  • Alcohol or drug involvement  
  • Inexperienced driving  
  • Aggressive driving  
  • Speeding  

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.  

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

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