DUI study: Motor vehicle accident deaths involving children

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Every year, a large number of people lose their lives in Tennessee car accidents caused by a drunk driver. Unfortunately, some of those fatal motor vehicle accident victims are children. While new evidence shows that fewer children are dying in these kinds of accidents over the last several years, the evidence also shows one very disturbing fact: Most children killed in these kinds of crashes were killed while riding in the same vehicle as the intoxicated driver. Most people expect that child drunk driving deaths happen after a rogue drunk on the road hits a family with his or her…

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Man accused of drunk driving in Tennessee motor vehicle accident

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Drinking and driving are a potentially deadly combination, as alcohol impacts a person’s ability to operate a motor vehicle properly. It is for this reason that driving while intoxicated often leads to serious injury or death to those who are involved in an accident caused by this illegal act. Even if criminal charges are filed against a drunk driving suspect, this may not be enough for family members who are reeling with grief after losing a loved one in an alcohol-related motor vehicle accident in Tennessee. Monetary damages may help to further ease their pain and suffering. A man in…

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Tennessee car accidents: Teen driver hits minivan; was he drunk?

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

A Tennessee teenager has been charged with DUI after police say that he caused a 3-car accident. Three individuals were transported to the hospital to receive treatment for injuries suffered as a result of the motor vehicle accident. The accident happened at approximately 8:45 a.m. Such car accidents like this, caused by suspected drunk drivers, are all too common on Tennessee roadways. Allegedly, the accident occurred when a 19-year-old driver smashed into a minivan with mentally handicapped riders inside it. The driver of the minivan along with two of its mentally handicapped passengers were injured. One was diagnosed with a…

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