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Laurel drunk driving auto accidents involving teens on the rise?

A Laurel teen was seriously injured on October 6 in Delmar. The 17-year-old boy was a passenger in an Audi A4 driven by a 19-year-old male, suspected of drunk driving, shortly before 4:30 p.m. The auto accident is yet one more in what seems an increase of motor vehicle crashes involving teens and alcohol. The Audi was said to be traveling northbound on Pepperbox Road near Whitesville when the driver ran a stop sign and collided with a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe in the intersection.

In addition to the critically injured 17-year-old, the 61-year-old Audi driver was also seriously injured. The Tahoe driver was hospitalized as well, though with apparently minor injuries. No blood alcohol test results were immediately released, though police presumably sought authorization for one or more to be administered in the hospital. They have stated they believe alcohol was a possible factor in the motor vehicle crash.

While the families of both teenagers are understandably focused on the recovery of their respective injured loved one, they will also understandably want to know exactly what happened. The 17-year-old passenger, as well as the Tahoe driver, has no doubt accumulated medical bills due to the accident. Maryland law specifically provides for the right of persons injured in a motor vehicle accident through the negligence of others to recover monetary damages for their injuries and their pain and suffering. A Laurel attorney experienced in all aspects of personal injury law and litigation may help hold negligent parties accountable for their actions, and send a message that drunk driving is not tolerated on our roadways.

Source: The Delmarva Now, "Laurel teen critically injured in crash; alcohol possible factor," Oct. 6, 2011

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