A Massachusetts man is facing serious charges for causing a DUI accident that resulted in several injuries. The accident happened on Thursday night when 35-year-old Grzegorz Guberow was operating a Toyota pickup traveling the wrong way on Shawinigan Drive in Chicopee. Guberow’s vehicle collided with a Nissan, and as he attempted to flee the scene, he collided head-on with a Honda CRV. Two individuals in the Nissan, and the driver and three children in the Honda all sustained injuries and were transported to area hospitals. Guberow was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving, and operating under the influence of alcohol.
According to Mother’s Against Drunk Driving, drunk driving accidents claim the lives of 28 people each day. While those numbers are staggering, thousands more sustain injuries and on average, an individual in injured every two minutes by the reckless actions of a drunk driver. There are several forms of negligent driving, however, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol causes the most injuries and deaths. Drivers found guilty of DUI will likely face charges including fines, and possible jail time. The criminal punishments will not lessen the damages sustained by the victim of the accident, making it imperative to consult a skilled St. Louis DUI accident attorney.
The drunk driving accident attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth have the skill and experience necessary to represent your case. We will fight aggressively to receive the justice you deserve by holding the negligent driver accountable. Our attorneys will also work diligently to recover the maximum compensation for your medical bills, lost wages if time off work is required, property damage, and emotional damages. If you have been injured in a drunk driving accident, contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation.