Car accidents can happen for a variety of reasons. Because of this, all drivers in Colorado and across the country must work to prevent causing a car crash, including abstaining from drugs and alcohol before driving. Unfortunately, drunk driving can come with serious consequences, even though it is completely preventable.
In fact, a recent crash in which alcohol is believed to have been a factor reportedly sent three people to the hospital with serious injuries. Police were called to the scene of a rollover crash during the afternoon hours of May 20, 2020. Reports indicate that the driver of an eastbound pickup truck swerved across lanes of traffic, striking a westbound sedan.
When police arrived at the scene, they discovered the truck on its side and the sedan on its roof. Both drivers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries as was a passenger in the sedan. All are suspected to survive, and the incident remains under investigation.
Despite the efforts made to provide information about the dangers of drunk driving, some people still make the decision to drink and drive. Innocent victims are left with injuries from which they may never fully recover. Victims of drunk driver often require extensive medical treatment, miss valuable time at work, and suffer unnecessary pain and suffering. Victims of drunk drivers have the option of seeking damages following the accident.. Ciancio Ciancio Brown has extensive experience helping those injured by drunk drivers to help determine the best course of action to recover damages that will help them cope the consequences of the crash, including lost wages and medical costs.