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Investigation into single-vehicle crash leads to DUI charges

On Behalf of | Oct 2, 2022 | Criminal Defense |

There could be a multitude of scenarios in which a driver might lose control of a vehicle and veer off the road, and being involved in a similar situation can be a stressful and daunting experience. When such an incident takes place, authorities may have a duty to investigate the situation. Should this lead to suspicion of the presence of unlawful behavior, the results may prove dire. A 21-year-old man in Georgia could be in search of advice after a recent single-vehicle crash left him facing DUI charges. 

Single-vehicle crash 

According to reports, law enforcement agents responded to the scene of a single-vehicle crash on a recent Wednesday. The incident is said to have begun when the driver of the vehicle suddenly lost control and veered off the road. Authorities say the vehicle proceeded to crash into several trees and they say that two passengers were ejected from within the vehicle in the process. 

Reports indicate that both passengers suffered serious injuries and were taken to a medical facility for treatment. The driver of the vehicle was also taken to a medical facility for treatment of unspecified injuries. While few details were provided regarding how authorities came to suspect the presence of impairment, reports indicate that he was placed under arrest and is facing multiple charges in relation to the crash. 

Addressing one’s options 

Those who face DUI charges under similar scenarios might not always fully understand their options or know how best to handle the situation. Fortunately, this isn’t something one must face alone, as there are attorneys who can examine the charges and evidence against a person and provide insight in making informed choices about his or her case. Such guidance may prove integral to helping a person in Georgia understand what is at stake and prepare a strategy with which to pursue the best outcome achievable regarding his or her future during subsequent court proceedings. 


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