In Denver and throughout Colorado, drivers still choose to get behind the wheel after drinking or using drugs. This happens despite the known dangers and legal ramifications for doing so. Since drivers under the influence do not have the reaction time nor the judgment that people who are sober do, there can be accidents. Many of these accidents result in serious injuries and fatalities. People who have been injured or lost a loved one in a DWI crash should know how to pursue compensation in a legal filing.
A head-on car accident led to the death of one driver and the arrest of the other. Law enforcement was called after there were reports of a vehicle being driven recklessly, running over bushes and hitting curbs. Police looked for the driver in the reported area. An officer saw the vehicle heading in the wrong direction and driving very fast, before it collided with another vehicle. The other driver was taken to the hospital and died. The alleged DWI driver was also taken to the hospital. He was released and brought to the jail. He is now facing a slew of charges for the incident.
There are many issues that must be addressed after a fatal car accident caused by a drunk driver. The evidence can be critical to referencing the DWI in a legal filing. The family left behind will have many concerns, including personal, financial and emotional factors. A lawsuit does not erase what happened, but it can help the family move forward after the accident.
If you or a loved one is involved in an accident with a drunk driver, you might want to consider a legal filing with help from a lawyer experienced in helping those impacted by drunk driving accidents.