The sheriff's office reported the death of a Jersey citizen on Thursday. The man died in a New York crash. Both drivers involved in the accident are suspected of drunk driving, though final reports are not complete.
It does not matter how safe of a driver a person is or how clear their driving record may be, there are often circumstances that are difficult to compensate for. For example, driving in the dark in the early morning hours could reduce a person's visibility, resulting in an accident. Although the cause of an accident in New York is unclear at this time, the driver has already been charged with drunk driving.
When New York drivers face drunk driving charges, they likely recognize the devastating consequences that the charges could have on their futures. Fortunately, every accused motorist has the right to have his or her interests protected in a court of law. A 21-year-old man pleaded not guilty to a DWI charge recently.
Alcohol may not mix well with operating a vehicle after consumption. Sometimes, however, people feel that they can handle their alcohol and then decide to get behind the wheel after they have been drinking. This combination of being impaired and trying to drive can result in needing a DUI defense if caught. A New York man recently got himself arrested after allegedly driving while intoxicated and causing an accident.
Alcohol may be a legal substance to consume, but driving after its consumption is not. Driving while intoxicated can cause severe accidents that result in injuries and even death for those involved. A recent New York accident that resulted in both death and injuries may have been caused by a drunk driver.
Many criminal and driving while intoxicated cases are heard daily in our court system. Sadly, many of these cases include tragic situations such as a recent one involving a man and a toddler. Following what has been described as a terrible accident, A New York man is facing charges of driving while intoxicated.
A young driver that police believe to have been driving while intoxicated has recently been offered a plea deal in relation to his involvement in an accident that occurred in June in which two people were killed. New York police believe that the young man caused the accident because he was DUI. The young man is also facing charges for allegedly leaving the scene of the accident.