Deadly Crash Due to A Drunk Driver
One person was killed in a collision involving a drunk driver on Sunday, September 26th.
The fatal crash occurred in San Diego County on the Interstate 8 Freeway around 2:20 a.m.
According to CHP, a BMW was driving the wrong way on the freeway before colliding head-on with a Honda Accord.
The unidentified driver of the Honda Accord sustained life-threatening injuries and later died as a result.
It was later concluded that the driver of the BMW was intoxicated at the time of the crash. They also sustained moderate injuries but are expected to be fine.
According to NHTSA, more than a quarter (25%) of accident-related deaths are linked to the use of alcohol. With that being said, according to the CDC, there are 30 people that are killed everyday in a car accident as a result of an alcohol-impaired driver. That is equivalent to one death every 50 minutes.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.