October 8, 2013
Studies show that drinking and driving contributes to almost one-third of all fatal accidents in the United States today. The Motorcycle Accident Lawyers with ChasenBoscolo Injury Lawyers explain the behavior presents an even greater risk to bikers because they have so little protection in the event of a crash.
A 52-year-old man is being held responsible for causing such a collision in eastern Virginia, this past weekend. According to an article from NBC-Washington, the incident occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. this past Sunday morning along Ashburn Farm Parkway in the town of Ashburn, Virginia.
Reports indicate the victims were riding a motorcycle along the road when the driver of a BMW sedan attempted to turn left into a parking lot in front of the bike. The motorcyclists did not have time to stop and collided with the side of the vehicle, killing both riders.
Investigators later determined that the driver of the BMW had a blood alcohol content was almost three times the legal limit. He is now facing charges of Driving Under the Influence and aggravated involuntary manslaughter.
ChasenBoscolo’s team of Personal Injury Lawyers are aware of the difficulties that can be created as the result of an accident caused by a drunk driver. That is why the firm asks motorists to never get behind the wheel of a vehicle after consuming anything that can impair ability to make sound judgments.