On May 8, 2009, a Michigan appeals court ruled that Michigan State University and one of its employees would not be held liable for fault in the fatal car accident involving intoxicated teen who stole a campus pickup truck and ran it into another automobile.
Our automobile accident attorneys in San Diego believe that car accidents can cause wrongful death easier than most other ways to die. You never know what can happen behind the wheel, and one unexpected surprise can lead to a fatal car accident.
On March 18, 2005, one man, 46, died when his Suburban was hit head-on in a car crash with a speeding pickup owned by Michigan State University, the teen, 19 at the time, discovered the truck with the motor running and drove it until he hit the man, causing the fatal car accident in which the individual lost his life.
College students who are living on campus and enjoying new freedoms may take those for granted. Mistakes can often be made, but one mistake, drunk driving, causes thousands of car accidents every year and can lead to wrongful deaths like these. Our car accident lawyers have a handy DUI prevention resource page to help prevent these car accidents from happening.
The teen, who was not a Michigan State student, is currently serving 8 years to 20 years in prison for second-degree murder from the fatal car accident, with his earliest release being in April 2013.
Our firm’s San Diego car accident lawyers believe that teen drunk driving accidents can cause the most severe injuries or fatal car crashes. We urge everyone to make responsible choices with alcohol and do not drink or drive under any circumstance. The ultimate ticket for drunk driving accident might be your life.
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