Posted On: April 28, 2011 by Mark Bello of Lawsuit Financial Corp.

Drunk Driver Fleeing Scene Causes Second Accident Moments Later

Witnesses stated that the driver of a 1999 Ford Explorer hit a parked vehicle, then backed up and took off, fleeing the scene at a high rate of speed and with no headlights. Moments later, he veered across the highway and into oncoming traffic, hitting a 2002 Mercury Marquis head-on. The driver and two passengers in the Marquis were air-lifted to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Following the second accident, a Breathalyzer test showed the driver of the Explore had a blood-alcohol level of 0.96. He was also driving without a license and no proof of insurance. He has been charged with second-degree assault and recklessly causing serious physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument (vehicle).

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