Drunk Driving Mother Could Have Caused Serious Harm

June 24, 2015

At 12:30 a.m. on June 11, a 24-year-old mother was found asleep in her car by Daytona Beach police, with her two children, 1 and 3 years old, in the backseat.

According to the ClickOrlando.com report on the incident, a Daytona Beach police officer discovered one open bottle of alcohol in the vehicle’s center console by looking through the car window and discovered another unopened bottle upon opening the door of the car to wake the mother, who was sleeping in the driver’s seat.

Officers at the scene said emergency crews were called when the woman would not wake up, and she later failed a sobriety test and was arrested for DUI.

A Drunk Driver can Endanger His or Her Family, In Addition to Yours

Fortunately, the woman mentioned in the ClickOrlando.com article did not cause any physical harm, but the lives of her children could have been endangered.

People who make the decision to get behind the while under the influence of alcohol, or as in the case above are possibly drinking while actually driving, present a danger to everyone on the road, including themselves.

If you or a loved one becomes the victim of injury or wrongful death at the hands of a drunk driver, you are entitled to recourse for your loss. A drunk driving accident attorney can fight for you and help you find ways to move on from the accident.

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