As firefighters and paramedics were tending to a car crash on Wednesday night, a drunk driver slammed into the scene injuring three emergency responders. The accident occurred in Indianapolis when the 22-year-old female driver struck the workers on Gray Road. Fortunately, the three individuals suffered injuries that were not life-threatening. The driver has been charged with DUI.
Have you lost a family member, friend or other loved one in a DUI accident? If not, you're very fortunate considering the statistics related to drunk driving accidents. Every day in the United States, there are nearly 30 people killed by drunk drivers, according to Mother’s Against Drunk Driving. Operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol is one of the most selfish and reckless decisions a driver can make. All individuals that choose to obtain a driver’s license receives an education regarding traffic laws, as well as the risks associated with drunk driving. Despite the warnings, thousands of individuals choose to operate a vehicle after consuming more than the legal amount of alcohol.
The St. Louis DUI accident lawyers at Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC will fight aggressively to hold the driver who caused your accident responsible. That individual may face criminal punishment but should also be held accountable financially for the damages you have sustained. Our attorneys have recovered more than $350 million in compensation and will work diligently to obtain the maximum compensation for your medical costs, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. If you have been the victim of a DUI accident, contact us today to receive a free no-obligation consultation.