Fatal Accident in Indianapolis; Alcohol May Have Played a Role

Especially during the summer travel season, driving drunk and/or recklessly and not buckling up can sadly be a deadly combination. On Wednesday night, police say a motorist in a Ford Explorer ran a red light on the southside of Indianapolis and crashed into the front of a Chevy Tahoe. The motorist in the Ford was pronounced dead at the scene; the Tahoe occupants were uninjured. Police indicate that the deceased motorist, age 26, may have been drinking alcohol; he was also operating the vehicle with a suspended learner’s permit.

Driving responsibly is job number one for all Hoosiers when it comes to roadway safety, particularly as more of us get out on the roads during vacation season. If you or a family member have been injured in a highway accident owing to the negligence of another driver, however, it is important to retain legal counsel with the experience and skills needed to obtain full compensation for your injuries in civil court. The accident lawyers at Young and Young in Indianapolis have represented thousands of Hoosiers with serious auto accident injuries. We have more than 55 years of Indiana personal injury experience waiting to help. We may also be able to help you access Social Security Disability or other benefits if you are unable to work.

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