There are many different reasons a car accident might happen. A person might be unfamiliar with the traffic patterns. He or she may become distracted by pedestrians or there could be unexpected wildlife in the road. As a result, it is prudent that car accidents are thoroughly investigated in order to determine the actual cause before criminal charges are issued. However, an Illinois woman now faces a DUI charge after a car accident.
Any person who has driven after the sun has set knows that a driver's visibility can be significantly reduced at night. If a person were driving on a dimly lit street, it might be difficult to see pedestrians in the roadway. This is especially true if those pedestrians are not in a crosswalk, or if they attempt to cross unexpectedly. However, after an accident that could have just as easily been caused by reduced visibility, one man now faces a DUI charge after a pedestrian fatality in Illinois.
For many people, there is a great deal of comfort in the knowledge that their parents will always be willing to help them if they need assistance. This help could come in the form of a monetary gift or emotional support. Unfortunately for one mother in Illinois, her attempt to help her son ended with both of them facing a DUI charge.
Driving in the early morning hours is often more difficult than driving during the middle of the day. For example, fatigue could be an issue for the driver. Also, it may be more difficult to see due to lack of sunlight. There are any number of reasons why a driver might have an accident at this time, and driving under the influence is often one of them. A man from the Chicago area faces a DUI charge after a recent fatal accident in Illinois.
Sometimes people make mistakes. Occasionally, someone fails to learn from their original mistake and completes the same one again. Unfortunately, such a pattern tends to make others automatically assume that the person will continue on the same course, even if the lesson has finally been learned. For example, some might assume that a person with a previous DUI charge is automatically guilty of the same offense if that same person is involved in another accident. Recently, an Illinois man with previous drunk driving related charges was arrested again after a collision with a police car.
Car accidents can, unfortunately, happen at any time of day. However, many people automatically assume that an accident that happens at night or during the early morning hours is always the result of a drunk driver. There are many legitimate reasons for people to be out late at night other than drinking, and it is important to ensure that any DUI charge is actually warranted. One Chicago man has been accused of several alcohol related charges after an accident killed one and injured three others.
Anyone who has driven in a car with small children knows of the distractions they can cause. A cup of spilled water or the need to stop an argument can easily cause enough of a distraction to cause a serious car accident. However, one woman now faces a DUI charge after an accident in Chicago resulted in the injury of several children she was driving.
Modern day media is a wonderful tool; the general public has the option of being well-informed of fast breaking issues thanks to the speed and technology employed by the media. Unfortunately, it also has its downside. For example, the media often reports on alleged crimes even though only the police's version of events is available. Often, hearing both sides of an incident can paint the situation in a completely different light. This may be the case for an Illinois man who will likely be mounting a DUI defense after a fatal accident.