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22-Year-Old DWI Causes Fatal Head-on Collision

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What Happened

State troopers report that a 14-year-old girl has died after a head-on collision in Davidson County, North Carolina (NC).

The accident took place on February 17, 2013 on a Welcome-Bethesda Road near Hinkle Lane. In their initial investigation the troopers state a 22-year-old man failed to stop at a stop sign. They state he cut the corner when he turned left onto Welcome-Bethesda Road and collided with a Dodge head-on.

The driver of the Dodge, his two children, and the at-fault driver were all take to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The driver of the dodge was said to be in serious condition while the status of his son is unknown, his daughter died shortly after arrival to the hospital. The at-fault driver was said to be in serious condition as well.

The North Carolina Wrongful Death Lawyers’ Perspective

There is no excuse for getting behind the wheel after drinking. Unfortunately, it happens all too often and causes irreparable consequences to innocent families. As experienced North Carolina (NC) wrongful death attorneys we have been there for many families in their time of need. While we have successfully provided compensation for victims’ families, cases of this nature also help further the battle against drunk driving; it is an unacceptable and selfish act that will not be tolerated. Whenever clients hire us to represent them for a wrongful death caused by drunk driving we identify all sources of insurance to help our client receive maximum compensation, and we are willing to seek punitive damages against the at-fault driver if there is evidence of gross negligence. In a 2008-2009 case, a drunk driver rear ended our clients’ car; all four victims in the car had to be rushed to the emergency room. With our exceptional experience as personal injury lawyers we were able to settle claims for all four clients.

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