Auto Accident Claims Life, Caused by Drinking and Driving
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
auto accident resulting in a fatality occurred in Alpine Township, Michigan on Sunday
around 3:50 in the afternoon. Allegedly, the driver of a 2008 Ford Taurus
did not stop at a stop sign, which caused for it to hit a 2004 Pontiac
Montana. The impact of the collision caused for the Montana to intercept
the pathway of a pickup truck, so the truck struck the vehicle. Tragically,
a passenger in the Montana passed away at the scene of the accident and
the driver, and another passenger were taken to receive medical attention
for their injuries, which were not severe. It is believed that the driver
of the Taurus was driving under the influence of alcohol.
Driving while under the influence is extremely dangerous- it is among the
top three causes of vehicle accidents. Drunk driving takes place when
a person’s blood alcohol concentration is above .08%. However, if
you have had a drink, it is safest to find another driver who is completely
sober. Contrary to common belief, time is the only factor that can truly
cause a person to be sober. In addition, a person is injured every 120
seconds in an accident related to drunk driving.
If the negligence of another driver resulted in you or a loved one suffering
from an auto accident, contact the Saint Louis personal injury attorneys
of Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC. With over a century of combined legal
experience, our father-son team of attorneys have handled a wide range
of vehicle accident cases. Our knowledge of the law will allow us to handle
your case both swiftly and successfully.
Contact the experienced attorneys at Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC today to receive
a free consultation.