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Car accidents involving drunk drivers can have dire consequences

Two individuals have suffered injuries and another has died in a recent accident involving a suspected drunk driver in Tennessee. Car accidents involving such negligence are devastating incidents that leave family members grieving over the loss of someone dear. Those who encounter an intoxicated driver may have little to no time to react quickly enough to avoid a collision, and the consequences they suffer in the process can be severe.

The incident reportedly took place just before midnight on a recent Saturday. A man was using his truck to haul a boat when he suddenly drifted into an oncoming lane and struck another vehicle head-on. A passenger in the other vehicle reportedly suffered injuries in the process, and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities initiated an investigation into the crash soon thereafter, and they have advised that drugs and alcohol were a contributing factor. The driver of the truck has since been taken into custody and is facing numerous charges in relation to the collision. In addition to drunk driving charges, he also stands accused of vehicular homicide and possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Those who suffer serious injuries or lose someone close in car accidents involving drunk drivers may face a variety of hardships in life, physical and financial alike. If the other party is deemed at fault, a person may be entitled to pursue restitution through civil court, but the process can be complex. When facing a similar situation, a person in Tennessee could choose to speak with a personal injury attorney for guidance in pursuing the restitution deserved through a claim against the party deemed culpable.

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