One Passenger Died, Five Others Hospitalized In DUI Crash

Any way you put it, driving while under the influence of an intoxicating substance is reckless and should never be done. Drunk drivers pose an incredible safety risk to not only themselves but also to every other vehicle and drivers and passengers of those vehicles on the road. If you’re a victim of a drunk driving car accident, you should rely on an experienced drunk driver personal injury attorney here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates to help guide you through the complicated litigation process inherent in drunk driving cases.

Six women, all in their 20s, were out celebrating on a girls’ night in Beverly Hills, California. At that time, the driver of their BMW SUV suddenly lost control of the vehicle, which caused the SUV to jump the curb and strike a nearby tree. The impact of the collision caused several of the women to be launched out of the vehicle.  One of the passengers ejected from the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene, while all five others were taken to a local hospital with various injuries. Of those who survived, one is in critical condition, but it is believed she will live.

When officers arrived, they determined that none of the women had been wearing their seatbelts. Further investigation showed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol, which combined with the speed the SUV was traveling, were found to be the two most likely causes of this crash. The driver was arrested for DUI; any other charges have yet to be filed.

If you or a family member have been injured or killed by a drunk driver, you may be entitled to substantial compensation for your physical injuries, lost wages, outstanding medical bills and funeral expenses, as well as for any emotional trauma caused by the accident. Please contact one of our expert drunk driver injury attorneys or wrongful death lawyers, who will work tirelessly on your case. Call us at 617-787-3700 or email us at info@gilhoylaw.com for your free and private consultation.  Your needs are our top priority!

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