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One Person Injured In Hampton Bays DUI Car Accident

Suffolk County Officials Investigating Hampton Bays DUI Car Accident on Montauk Highway

One Person Injured In Hampton Bays DUI Car Accident

HAMPTON BAYS, NEW YORK (March 18, 2024) – At least one person was injured in a Hampton Bays car accident involving a suspected intoxicated driver on Montauk Highway.

Hampton Bays police officials are saying that the collision took place around 8:24 p.m. on Wednesday. Two vehicles were involved in the collision, and the driver of a 2019 Dodge Ram fled the scene.

That driver was later apprehended and has since been charged with driving while intoxicated. A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.

Liability For Suffolk County DUI Car Accidents

Thousands of people are killed or seriously injured in car accidents involving drunk drivers. According to the NHTSA, “Every day, about 32 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes — that’s one person every 45 minutes. In 2020, 11,654 people died in alcohol-impaired driving traffic deaths — a 14% increase from 2019. These deaths were all preventable.” There are many drugs besides alcohol that could impair a driver.

  • Benzodiazapines
  • Opioids
  • Sleep aids
  • THC

By the time any person is arrested for DUI it is likely that they drove while intoxicated dozens of times. It is important that accident victims understand that they do have rights. Any person who is injured in a car accident may be able to seek some measure of justice through a civil claim. A car accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.

Investigating Hampton Bays DUI Car Accidents

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Hampton Bays DUI car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys is here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they need in order to recover. Whether you just have legal questions or need help, we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.

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