A rollover accident on Friday resulted in the driver being arrested for DUI. The accident happened in Madill, Oklahoma at approximately 3 p.m. According to police, the female driver was traveling at a high rate of speed when she lost control of the vehicle, hit a sign, and the vehicle overturned several times. The vehicle had four occupants and the driver and two passengers were treated for minor injuries. Another passenger was airlifted to the hospital for serious injuries sustained. The driver was arrested and charged with DUI.
Has a drunk driver taken your life of the life of a loved one in their hands? If you've been injured or lost a loved one in a DUI accident then the answer is yes. Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is one of the most reckless forms of driving with the greatest risks. Every two minutes an innocent victim is injured in a DUI accident and 28 individuals are killed on a daily basis in DUI crashes, According to Mother's Against Drunk Driving. Each state enforces traffic laws restricting drivers from operating their vehicles after their blood alcohol content is over a designated level. While it may be difficult to determine if you're BAC is it over the legal limit, the responsible thing to do is to avoid driving after the consumption of any alcoholic beverage. Unfortunately, millions of individuals operate vehicles while impaired causing deadly DUI accidents. While the drivers will likely face criminal consequences, you could also hold them accountable for your damages by contacting a skilled DUI accident attorney.
At Meyerkord & Kurth, our St. Louis personal injury attorneys are focused on obtaining justice for the victims of accidents. Our attorneys investigate your accident to determine liability and then fight to hold those parties accountable. We have recovered over $350 million dollars in compensation and will work diligently to recover the maximum compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and emotional damages. If you or a loved one have been the victim of a DUI accident, contact us today for free no-obligation consultation.