Suffering serious injuries is a negative situation for anyone to have to face. Medical bills can accumulate, pain will likely be experienced and a person's life can be substantially affected. If the person has been injured due to the actions of a drunk driver, there may be additional reasons to file a personal injury claim against the driver considered responsible.
Holiday celebrations often include parties with good food, friends and adult beverages. Unfortunately, all too often people attempt to drive home after having consumed alcoholic beverages -- an act that places them, as well as fellow travelers, in danger. In response to the annual problem, Georgia police announced that they will be increasing their efforts to prevent drunk driving accidents.
Insurance carriers consider young drivers to be at a higher risk for collisions, partially due to their inexperience and sometimes impulsive behavior. While not every youthful driver will experience a serious car accident, if one occurs, the results can be devastating. One such Georgia accident has resulted in a fatality and two others hospitalized.
The dangers of drinking and driving are well-known. As a result, responsible drivers make sure that they have a designated driver if they are going to consume alcohol. Regardless of the protections a driver might put in place to preserve his or her safety as well as the safety of others, they will not protect the individual from others who have chosen to drink and drive. Unfortunately, one man lost in life in Georgia as a result of an accident caused by an alleged drunk driver.
Georgia State Police have filed multiple charges against a woman after a string of apparent violations culminated in a serious crash. The auto accident killed one woman and left several others injured, including a sheriff's deputy. The woman was charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence.
The government has set aside certain days that are designated as memorials or tributes to workers, soldiers and historical or other important events. These days are often viewed by citizens as seasonal markers also and are celebrated with friends and family. Unfortunately, some of these holiday remembrances are marred by the tragedy of drunk driving accidents. Many Georgia families have been forever changed by these wrecks.
Georgia police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a vehicle and the person who was driving it at the time of a traffic incident. The hit-and-run accident involved the vehicle in question and a motor scooter. The two passengers on the scooter did suffer injuries in the collision.
A 26-year-old Georgia woman is hospitalized after the car she was in was hit by another vehicle traveling the wrong way on the highway. The driver of that car has since been charged with several offenses, including suspected drunk driving. The collision left the victim suffering serious injuries after being extricated from the wreckage.
One young student has expressed gratitude that her mental abilities remain intact after she endured a horrific accident. The driver deemed responsible for the hit-and-run collision has not yet been located. As of the time of the report, the victim remained under hospital care.
A fundraiser set up by a friend enabled residents of one Georgia town to pitch in their time and resources to help one of their own. A tragic accident early last month left one young mother seriously injured and her young son killed after being hit by a suspected drunk driver. While the woman was unable to attend the event, it was successful in raising some much-needed money.