One of the most dangerous things a person can do is get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle while intoxicated. By doing so, the driver is putting not only themselves but everybody else on the road in danger of injury. The chances of being in an accident continue to increase with the more drugs or alcohol that are in your system. Perhaps the last thing on anybody’s mind after being hit by a driver who was driving under the influence would be to file a lawsuit. However, a personal injury lawsuit may be the only way for a family to begin recovering from their economic loss get outstanding medical bills paid. That is why plaintiffs should rely on an experienced personal injury attorney as the person who can help guide them through the complicated litigation process.
A Fairview, Pennsylvania woman is being charged with felony offenses for allegedly driving intoxicated and causing a four-vehicle crash that injured a motorcyclist on Route 116 in Heidelberg, Pennsylvania. Judy Martin, 52, is in the York County Prison on $5,000 bail and a state parole violation. Martin is charged with aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, causing an accident resulting in serious bodily injury, DUI and reckless driving. Martin was reportedly heading westbound when her car crashed into the back of a Harley-Davidson.
The rider was thrown from the motorcycle, which was pushed into an eastbound Rabbit Transit bus carrying two passengers, Martin’s car then crashed into a fourth vehicle. The motorcycle operator was taken to the York Hospital, with suspected serious injuries, and several others were treated at the scene for minor injuries. According to charging documents, Martin was so intoxicated at the crash scene that she could barely walk and was too intoxicated to perform field sobriety tests.
If you or a member of your family has been seriously injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you may be entitled to substantial compensation for your injuries. Please contact one of our expert personal injury lawyers, including our drunk driver personal injury attorney experts, who will work tirelessly on your case. Our firm has an exceptional reputation for recovering millions of dollars in personal injury damages for our Massachusetts clients. Call us at 617-787-3700 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org; someone will be here 24/7 for you to learn more about your options in a free and confidential consultation.