DUI suspect crashes into pregnant woman in Yucca Valley

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. – Deputies arrested a man in Yucca Valley for DUI after they said he caused two crashes, including one that sent a pregnant woman to the hospital

Wayne Major was arrested on suspicion of DUI after deputies said they found him in possession of fentanyl after two crashes in Yucca Valley Monday. The first crash happened before 4 p.m. at the intersection of Twentynine Palms Highway and Sage Avenue. 

Authorities said Major drove into a car that was waiting at the red light, before speeding off, heading south on Sage. Minutes later, Major made his way to the intersection of Aster Avenue and Onaga Trail.

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Again, deputies said Major failed to stop at the intersection, and barreled into another vehicle. The woman behind the wheel was in her late-term pregnancy. 

The second collision sent Major, his passenger and his car rolling multiple times before stopping in someone’s yard. The pregnant woman and Major’s passenger were both brought to the hospital. Major’s passenger suffered “traumatic injuries” according to depities.

Major was also brought to the hospital with major injuries, and was booked after he was released from the hospital. 

Deputies are still investigating both crashes. Anyone with information was asked to contact the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station at 760-366-4175.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.