Driving while under the influence is simply not smart. The chances of injuring or killing someone are considerable higher when a driver does not have a clear head while behind the wheel. While the penalties for drunk driving vary depending on the damage done, there are others who are forever separated from a loved one or who may end up with astronomical medical bills from treatment for an injury that should have never happened. Drunk driving is said to be the reason a man was killed in an early morning accident on a Georgia interstate.
Two women from out of state were tragically killed in McIntosh County after a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 95, according to police. Georgia State Patrol Specialized Reconstruction Team Investigators have confirmed the deaths of the two women. Police believe drunk driving may have played a role in the accident and report that charges are pending against one driver involved.
The public often hears about a driver who had been drinking and caused an accident. However, a Georgia news outlet recently released a story about a drunk driving accident that involved two drivers who had been drinking. The drunk driving accident resulted in the death of a 62-year-old man.
As long as people are allowed to drink alcohol and then get behind the wheel while their senses and reflexes are dulled, there will be accidents. Many of these drunk driving accidents result in the death of at least one other person. A 24-year-old Georgia resident was recently killed as a result of drunk driving.
Getting behind the wheel after consuming too much alcohol can cause irreparable damage, not just to the one driver but to others on the road. Drunk driving has been the cause of a number of deaths on Georgia roads and all over the country. Police believe drunk driving was behind the death of a woman in an early morning crash.
People who drink before driving often think they are fine to drive and will be able to get to their destination with no problem. However, they can spend a lifetime paying the consequences for drunk driving should it be the cause of injury or death to another person. Drunk driving is said to be the reason a man has been indicted in the death of a Georgia police officer.
There are times when driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs causes a lot of physical damage and not just to other cars on the road. Other people can be injured or killed and damage to trees or buildings can take place in a drunk driving situation. One Georgia couple recently learned all too well the destruction drunk driving can cause.
Even after many years of media campaigns warning people not to drink and then drive, story after story in the news media tell the public of vehicular accidents involving intoxication. Alcohol can impair the senses enough that a drunk driving accident can kill or permanently injure anyone involved. A Georgia woman is facing charges after an alleged drunk driving accident.
The arrests for drinking and driving in Georgia are numerous on any given day. Drunk driving continues to be a problem no matter how extensive advertising campaigns warn about the consequences. Many people who drive after drinking believe nothing will happen to them and often do not care when something does. A soldier stationed at an Army base in Georgia had his first court appearance after being arrested and charged with drunk driving.
Ask most people who have been victims in an accident due to reckless behavior and they will say the effects can last for years to come. Excessive speeding, tailgating, texting while driving and drunk driving are all examples of reckless driving that could cause irreparable damage should they result in an accident. A Georgia man has been sentenced for causing multiple injuries to two people in a drunk driving incident.