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Driver Intoxication or Drunk DrivingAalcohol involvement is a significant cause of motor vehicle accidents that result in serious injuries and even death.
In New Jersey, there were 590 traffic-related fatalities. Of those, 154 or 26% were alcohol-impaired driving fatalities.According to the New York Department of Motor vehicles 2008 Statewide Statistical Summary, there were 8,722 motor vehicle accidents where alcohol was a contributing factor. These accidents caused at least 156 fatalities and 4,605 cases of personal injury in 2008 alone.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) 2008 Traffic Safety Annual Assessment reports that there were over 11,000 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities nationwide. Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens and one out of three of those are alcohol related.
In New Jersey, there were 590 traffic-related fatalities. Of those, 154 or 26% were alcohol-impaired driving fatalities.
Driving while intoxicated or drunk driving is not only a crime, it can take lives and cause serious injuries to others. Drunk driving or driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) impairs judgment, vision, and the coordination needed to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Please don’t drink and drive! Help save lives. If you drink, have a designated driver, ask a sober friend to drive you home, or call a taxi. You will thank yourself later and help us all to make our roads a safer place.
New York City Car Accident Lawyer
Car accidents caused by driving while intoxicated (DWI) or drunk driving destroys lives. Yet, all too often drivers operate cars while under the influence of alcohol.
If you have been injured in an alcohol related traffic accident, or a loved one has been injured or killed by a drunk driver, there will be medical expenses, claim forms that must be filed timely, and possible lost income. This can be a very trying and difficult time. You need an experienced New York City personal injury attorney on your side.
Mr. DiMartini has extensive experience helping people injured in motor vehicle accidents throughout the New York City metropolitan area. He knows how to fully and thoroughly investigate your car accident claim to determine the cause of the accident and hold the responsible parties accountable.
Many times it is not the drunk driver that may be a fault for the accident. There are times when the drunk driver was served alcoholic beverages while he or she was visibly intoxicated. In such a case, the party or parties that continued to serve alcohol to the drunk person may also be found responsible for the accident. These claims may include the following:
- DWI /DUI Accident Claim
- Dram Shop Liability
- Social Host Liability
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident due to alcohol involvement, we are here to fight for your rights. Call Mr. DiMartini directly at 1.877.339.4804. You can also contact us online. The consultation is free. There is never a fee unless we win your case!