As Waddell DUI crash attorneys, we were sorry to hear that a man’s car rolled over, causing him to suffer critical injuries. The crash happened on February 10, 2012 at Olive and 180th Avenue at 5:00 a.m., according to Fox 10. It is unclear whether anyone else was injured. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the injured man, and we wish him a speedy recovery.
Causes of This Waddell DUI Crash
It is unclear whether there was anyone else injured in this Waddell DUI car crash. According to police, speed and alcohol could have played a part, causing the man’s car to rollover. Drinking is illegal, as is speeding. Both paired together can result in extremely dangerous situations, as is clear with this incident.
Waddell DUI Crash Statistics
There were 1,027 crashes in 2010 in the nearby city of Surprise. There is no data for Waddell DUI crashes, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). In Surprise, alcohol-related crashes totaled 56 in 2010, resulting in one death and 35 injuries. In Arizona in 2010, there were 5,489 alcohol-related crashes, which caused 223 deaths and 3,724 injuries.
Tips to Avoid Waddell DUI Crashes
As Waddell DUI crash lawyers, we realize that all crashes are not avoidable. However, there are things you can do to keep yourself and your loved ones safer. This includes:
- Never drive drunk;
- Never drive drowsy;
- Never speed;
- Avoid drivers who are weaving in and out of lanes by safely slowing down and taking the nearest exit;
- Call 9-1-1 to report potentially drunk drivers; and
- Check rearview mirrors often to watch out for those behind you, and avoid dangerous drivers by slowing down and letting them pass.
Contact an Arizona Personal Injury Attorney
An experienced Arizona personal injury attorney will investigate to determine if alcohol and speed were a factor in an alcohol-related crash. If so, the at-fault driver can be held responsible for the injuries he or she caused to other people, including passengers in his or her car. Those victims may be able to file for punitive damages with the help of the Husband and Wife Law Team at the Breyer Law Offices, P.C. We have obtained large settlements for our clients in the past. Let us determine, during a free consultation, whether we can do the same for you. Contact us today.