In a strange turn of events, a man charged with a DWI after a February drunk driving accident, has been acquitted by a jury, claiming he didn't start drinking until after the accident and that he was only drinking to stay warm. Thomas Drummond of Jackson, MO. Drummond was on his way home after a night with friends when he lost control on the icy road and crashed into a culvert. He claims he only began drinking to keep warm and that he was stranded for nearly two hours before police and emergency crews arrived to asssist.
At Roswold Law Group, our experienced Kansas and Missouri Drunk Driving Injury Attorneys encourage all Kansas and Missouri motorists to find a designated driver if you're going out drinking. Drinking and driving can have catastrophic results no matter how much you've had to drink.
It's obvious that drinking and driving has become a terrible problem and measure must be taken to bring it to a dead halt. This could mean lawmakers forcing higher fines and longer jail terms, especially for those who are repeat offenders.
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. If you're facing an up hill battle with the insurance companies, you will need someone in your corner you can trust. Contact our experienced Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers, with over 15 years of experience in Drunk Driving Accidents. Call our firm today to set up a free consultation to sit down and discuss your case.