Drunk Driving Accidents
Drunk drivers are the cause of many of the deadliest and most harmful accidents on the road. Drunk drivers lack the cognitive and physical skills to drive a vehicle according to normal, required safe legal standards.
PHOENIX DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENT LAWYER
Drunk drivers are the cause of many of the deadliest and most harmful automobile accidents on the road. Drunk drivers lack the cognitive and physical skills to drive a vehicle according to normal, required safe legal standards. As such, if you were involved in an automobile accident with a driver who was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you can use the help of our Phoenix drunk driving accident lawyers to seek compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, pain and suffering, property damage and other expenses. If the accident was one of an especially egregious nature, punitive damages may be in order. The Law Firm of Curiel and Runion offers a free case review to victims of drunk driving accidents in Phoenix to look at your available legal options.
NEWLY RELEASED ARIZONA DRUNK DRIVING DATA
The Arizona Dept. of Transportation just days ago released their crash data statistics and information for the year 2012, which includes the following drunk and impaired driving finformation:
- Out of 103,176 total crashes for the year 2012:
- 5,428 or 5.26% were alcohol-related
- 251, or 4.62% were fatal crashes, resulting in 281 deaths
- 2,401, or 44.23% were injury crashes, resulting in 3,720 injuries
MORE DRUNK DRIVING INFORMATION
Manner of collision in alcohol-related crashes:
- Rear end: 1,225
- Angle: 518
- Left turn: 311
- Sideswipe (same): 310
- Other: 286
- Head on: 198
- Sideswipe (opposite): 103
- Rear to side: 20
- Rear to rear: 17
WHAT TYPE OF VEHICLE IS MOST LIKELY TO GET INTO AN ALCOHOL RELATED CRASH IN ARIZONA?
According to Azdot.gov’s newly released crash statistics for 2012, the data identifies the type of motor vehicle that was involved in the most alcohol-related crashes:
- 2745: Passenger cars (sedans, convertibles, etc.)
- 1037: Pickup trucks
- 910: Station wagons
- 185: Motorcycles
- 154: Other truck combinations
- 100: Vehicle type unknown
- 30: Vans
- 24: All terrain vehicle or cycle
- 4: Recreational vehicle
CONTACT A PHOENIX DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENTS LAWYER FOR A FREE CASE EVALUATION; NO LEGAL FEES UNLESS WE WIN OR SETTLE YOUR CASE
If you were involved in an accident with a drunk driver, you may seek compensation for their highly negligent drunk driving conduct. Compensation generally includes medical and hospital expenses, lost income, future lost income, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, property damage and more.
If a loved one lost their life, the survivors may seek compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit. The Phoenix accident lawyers at Curiel & Runion, PLC provide aggressive, hands-on personal injury legal services for their clients while providing one-on-one contact every step of the way.
There are no fees involved in the legal case unless your case is successfully resolved (settled) with the insurance company or successfully litigated in court. To schedule your complimentary case review, call the Law Firm of Curiel & Runion at 602-595-5559.