Previous postings in this blog have discussed the negative impact that drunk driving charges can have on the life of the accused. One of these negative impacts is the amount of time and money that may need to be spent after a driver is charged in order to determine whether the driver will be convicted and, if so, the resulting consequences.
Residents of South Carolina should always be cognizant of how much alcohol they are consuming if they are planning to drive somewhere afterward. However, accidents happen and sometimes people do not realize that they have had too much alcohol to drive. A driving under the influence charge can have a serious impact on the life of the accused.
Previous posts here have discussing the potential damage to a person's reputation that can result from drunken driving charges. Although in most cases DUI charges only damage the reputation of the accused, that is not always the case. A recent case involving DUI charges in South Carolina may have the potential to damage the reputation of more than just the driver facing the charges.
Alleged acts of drunk driving that result in an accident can be unfortunate for everyone involved. When these accidents cause death or serious bodily injury, they often result in felony DUI charges for the driver who is suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or other substances at the time of the accident. The impact of a felony DUI on the life of the injured party and their family is tragic. However, the impact on the life of the alleged drunk driver can also be difficult and long-lasting.
A car accident can be a scary situation with an equally scary outcome. Accidents can result in difficult situations even for those that are not injured. This is typically true when an accident results in drunk driving charges for one of more of the parties involved. Although individuals facing a DUI may think the charge is too challenging to defend, that often is not the case.
The man was not seriously injured on Saturday night when his pickup truck flipped upwards and ended up nose-down between two trees with the truck bed in the air. The man was out of the car and walking around when police arrived on the scene just after 6 pm.