Assertive Injury Representation Throughout West Virginia
Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC
Dedicated Service. Passionate Representation. A History Of Success.
Click Here TO Call Now Free Consults 866-587-0167 Injury Throughout West Virginia
Main Menu

Driver charged with DUI following 2-car collision

West Virginia State Police took a man into custody and charged him for operating a vehicle while under the influence. The Ohio man, age 46, had initially fled the scene of the accident on May 23 before being located by a K-9 unit.

The accused man was traveling southbound on Route 20 in Hinkleville when he crossed the center line and struck an oncoming vehicle. Immediately following the collision, the accused man and his passenger, who turned out to be his wife, allegedly fled up a nearby hill and into the woods. They were located by a K-9 officer about 300 yards away from the scene of the collision.

The driver of the other vehicle did not report any injuries. However, his passenger was taken to a nearby hospital. There were no reports on her condition. It did not appear that the accused man or his passenger suffered any injuries. The man was ultimately charged with DUI resulting in injury and leaving the scene of a crash with a resulting injury.

When drunk drivers cause car accidents, those involved are at serious risk for suffering life-threatening injuries. Crash victims may be entitled to compensation for their medical costs, pain and suffering and lost wages. However, most insurance companies will not offer a large enough settlement that covers all of the damages. Therefore, a personal injury attorney could determine what the total cost of the damages are and negotiate an appropriate settlement. If negotiations are not going anywhere, the attorney could take the case to trial.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Tell Us About Your Legal Issue

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Three Convenient Office Locations

Charleston Office
746 Myrtle Road
Charleston, WV 25314

Toll Free: 866-587-0167
Phone: 304-881-0637
Charleston Law Office Map

Beckley Office
101 North Kanawha Street, Suite 101
Beckley, WV 25801

Toll Free: 866-587-0167
Phone: 304-881-0637
Beckley Law Office Map

Morgantown Office
453 Suncrest Towne Centre Drive, Suite 300
Morgantown, WV 26505

Toll Free: 866-587-0167
Phone: 304-881-0637
Morgantown Law Office Map

Connect With Our Attorneys

Distinguished ™ AV ® LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability 2015 Litigator Awards | Ranked Top 1% of Lawyers Super Lawyers Chambers and Partners Bar Register Preeminent Lawyers| 2017 Martindale-Hubbell The Best Lawyers in America American Association for Justice Million Dollar  Advocates Forum MultiMillion Dollar Advocates Forum

Privacy Policy | Business Development Solutions by FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business.