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Injuries Caused by Drunk Driver in Maysville, North Carolina Car Accident

According to the Daily News, on Friday, February 3, 2012, a family from Richlands, North Carolina (NC), was riding in their Cadillac when they were struck by a Ford Ranger pickup truck that ran a stop sign. The driver of the Cadillac and his son were not injured, but his wife was transported to the hospital with injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was also injured.


The trooper who arrived at the crash scene on Belgrade Extension near U.S. 17 in Maysville, NC, confirmed that alcohol use by the truck's drver was a contributing factor in causing the wreck. The at-fault driver has been charged with running a stop sign, reckless driving, driving under the influence and drinking alcohol while driving.



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No one appears to have suffered life-threatening injuries.

The passenger who was injured in the Cadillac has a right to file a claim against the at-fault driver, especially since she has already been charged in the accident. An experienced North Carolina car accident attorney can discuss the specifics of the case with the injured passenger to determine what steps can be taken to ensure she is compensated for the injuries she incurred.


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