Driving drunk is something that most Cary area residents know is dangerous. Drunk driving kills thousands of people each year across the United States and is completely preventable. A recently fatal car accident killed one person due to a drunk driver.
The fatal accident occurred in Four Oaks and involved a pickup truck and car. The car attempted to drive across Devil’s Racetrack Road when it was struck by the pickup truck. One person died and two people were injured in the accident. The driver of the car was charged with driving while impaired.
Drunk driving is a serious crime that affects many families in North Carolina each year. These families face tremendous and unexpected heartbreak because of these accidents that are completely preventable. No one expects their loved one will be involved in a drunk driving accident but if the unthinkable occurs an attorney who specializes in personal injury can help. Families may be facing overwhelming grief and immediate financial challenges. An attorney can work hard to bring justice for a family affected by a drunk driver. They can visit the accident scene, interview witnesses, review police reports and determine what happened to cause the accident. They can hold negligent parties responsible for their mistakes and build the strongest possible case for a fair verdict. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, pain and suffering and other damages.
Drunk driving is a completely preventable occurrence that should never happen to any family. Families have the legal right to hold drunk drivers accountable for their mistakes and seek justice on behalf of their loved one.
Source: wral.com, “Pickup truck, car involved in Four Oaks T-bone crash; 1 dead,” June 30, 2017