Why do hit-and-run drivers flee? Sometimes they leave the scene because they are intoxicated and don't want to get arrested. Or the maybe the hit-and-run driver doesn't have a valid license. Other drivers flee the scene because they are in possession of an illegal substance. And still others have committed parole violations and don't want to return to prison.
No parent anticipates outliving his or her child. Many parents cringe as their children take on risks such as playing contact sports or riding motorcycles. Naturally, there is the urge to shelter and protect kids from all of the potential threats, but there is also a fine line between overprotecting and simply caring deeply for a child.
It goes without saying that the death of a loved one is a very painful and difficult experience. When a friend or familymember is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, it can be that much more traumatizing. The mental suffering family and friends go through when their loved one is killed in an accident is hard to imagine.
Drunk driving accidents continue to be an issue in Kentucky. Recently, an alleged drunk driver drove the wrong way and crashed head-on into a semi truck. The accident occurred on Interstate 71. It is reported that the accident caused another semi truck to drive off the road and into a ditch. The driver was accused of driving while intoxicated by alcohol, in addition to other charges.