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One Passenger Dead and Another Seriously Injured in Virginia Beach, VA Car Crash

A 19-year-old died, and a 21-year-old suffered serious injuries, in an SUV crash in the Pungo section of Virginia Beach, VA around 1:10 am on October 1, 2011. According to the Virginian-Pilot, law enforcement arrived in the 3700 block of West Neck Road and found a 2000 Nissan Xterra in a ditch. The vehicle had run off the road and crashed into some trees.

The driver, also age 19, of the 2200 block of Rayburn Lane, was taken to a hospital with injuries. He was charged with voluntary manslaughter, driving under the influence, illegal possession of alcohol, and possession of an identification belonging to another person.

Someone injured, or the family members of someone killed in a Virginia car crash, may be looking at months of recovery and emotional pain. The assistance of Virginia accident attorneys may be necessary to file a wrongful death claim or a personal injury action against a responsible party.

The lawyers with our firm assist car accident victims injured by drunk drivers often. For instance, the firm settled for its clients in Fairfax County, Virginia case involving four friends suddenly and violently smashed in the rear of their vehicle by a 40-something-year-old driver charged with second-offense drunk driving/DUI.

To learn more about what to do if you or a loved one is hurt in a car accident, check out our Frequently Asked Questions devoted to the subject.

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