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Sunday, November 2, 2008

Accident Crash Involving DUI Case

DUI Crash1. This is not my story. This crash story is taken from another country's crash that don't involve fatalities but have a good issue relating to Driving Under Influence (DUI). Please take a lesson from the story.

2. On Saturday the 14 July, 2007 we Potchefstroom Fire and Rescue received a call for a MVA with a patient trapped at about 11:30pm. On arrival I found two of my friends to be involved in the head on collision with another car the person in the other car was trapped from the knees down by the dashboard. I don’t know the speeds involved but I do know that my friend was driving in the wrong lane at the time of the accident.

3. Needles to say the speeds was above legal limit as well as the alcohol volume of my friend. Needles to say he was locked up for DUI and he got absolutely zero sympathy from me.

4. The other patient that was trapped was a old man that suffered 4 fractures to the left leg and some chest injuries luckily he will survive but it will be a long road to recovery for him. My friends court case is still pending.

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5 comments:

Anonymous said...

i had once saw somebody hit the lamppost crazily. Must be on DUI. Hate those guys.

M.Huzaifah Muntalip said...

thats frequently happening in the town during wee hours where those damned guys wanting to go home. Please beat them if u found one. Haha.

ehsan said...
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Anonymous said...

There are many organizations which are against dui and one of the more bigger ones is MADD. Mothers against drunk driving organization has been around for quite some time. It is an organization that protests against those who take drugs or alcohol when driving. They also try to teach younger teens about the consequences of driving under influence and the effect it can have on other peoples lives. Presentations are usually held in schools and effects of DUI are showcased to the teens. They feel that they can make a positive effect on the teens and make them less likely to commit this offense. Other organizations also do get involved in trying to discourage anyone from participating in an dui. Ads are made on tv showcasing the dangers of drinking and driving. In california both public and private organizations are involved in trying to promote the message not to commit dui violations.

Mesa Personal Injury said...

Oh my! From the picture you posted, this accident looked fatal. I hope the victims are able to recover completely from this accident.