drunk driving accident

Terre Haute auto accident takes man’s life

by fst | December 30th, 2010

WTHI reports that a vehicle was traveling at unsafe speeds and making unsafe lane changes before a fatal Terre Haute auto accident occurred.

The Terre Haute auto accident happened near Ninth and Cherry streets around 1 a.m. The vehicle left the road and struck a tree.

The driver was taken to the hospital after the Terre Haute auto accident. The 26-year-old passenger suffered serious head injuries and was killed in the crash.

The driver had a blood alcohol level of .15 and is facing charges for his involvement in the Terre Haute auto accident.

Do you think the family of the victim has the right to file charges if the victim knowingly got into the car with an impaired driver before the Terre Haute auto accident?

If you have suffered injuries, the Terre Haute auto accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help you.

Decatur accident victims deal with death and spinal cord injuries

by fst | March 25th, 2008

March 25, 2008

Two survivors from a Decatur auto accident deal with the loss of loved ones and a slow recovery from spinal cord injuries. The two women were involved in a drunk driving accident involving two cars and a motorcycle. According to the Decatur Herald & Review, the suspected drunk driver and the survivors’ husband and friend, were both killed in the accident.

Both women also suffered severe head trauma along with Decatur spinal cord injuries as a result of the Illinois car accident. The wife of the possible drunk driving victim who died in the accident, is in a neck brace to heal her spinal fractures while the victim’s friend and passenger in the vehicle remains in a local hospital due to crushed and broken vertebrae that caused the Illinois spinal cord injury.

Other victims involved in the car accident also suffered from serious injuries, however, the two women were the only ones who suffered spinal cord injuries.

Illinois State Police are awaiting toxicology reports to determine if alcohol was a factor in the case.

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Woman killed by a Chicago man driving under the influence

by fst | March 20th, 2008

March 20, 2008

A man in lost control of his sports utility vehicle on Highway 57 in a Chicago auto accident and rolled it over into the Interstate ditch.

The front seat passenger in the SUV, a twenty-two-year-old Illinois woman, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead by the State Police later that night.

According to the Chicago Tribune, the driver, who caused the Chicago drunk driving accident, was under the influence of alcohol and cannabis. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries and faces several charges, including driving under the influence.

No other vehicles were involved in the fatal Illinois drunk driving accident.