Drunk Driver Causes Fatal Crash On Illinois Roadway
Charges have been filed against a thirty-two-year-old man who was driving under the influence of alcohol and hit a pedestrian, who was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. According to KMOV.com, the man will be charged with one count of reckless homicide, and one count of aggravated driving under the influence.
The accident occurred at around 2:00 in the afternoon on Route 157. The pedestrian was a twenty-nine-year-old man, and he was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. It was reported that the minivan he was driving went about 100 yards from the scene of the accident before making a stop.
Drunk driving continues to be a problem in St. Louis. Sometimes, victims are fortunate, and they only suffer minor injuries. However, far too many of them end in the deaths of innocent people. This man was a bystander, and his life was taken from him far too quickly because of the poor decisions of another man.
As your St. Louis personal injury attorney, we have seen many of these types of cases. The families of the victims are left behind, devastated, and wondering how justice can possibly be served. Life a precious, and when it’s taken, it’s tragic. As your St. Louis personal injury attorney, we understand how you feel, and we’re dedicated to getting you the compensation you deserve.