Accidents that involve a drunk driver are among the most devastating crashes on the road. Intoxicated drivers have slower reflexes and impaired vision. They are also more likely to make dangerous and impulsive decisions which put other people in jeopardy of being hurt of killed.
It is very likely that the tow truck company responsible for the driver and the vehicle that crashed into a Metro Los Angeles bus this week will be held civilly liable for the wrongful death of the bus driver. The fatal crash occurred when the unlicensed tow truck driver was speeding and ran a red light, slamming into the bus and causing the bus driver to suffer serious and ultimately fatal injuries.
A police officer from Chula Vista, California was thrown from his motorcycle and injured when a teen driver who was texting behind the wheel rear-ended another vehicle, causing it to collide with the officer's motorcycle. The officer was leading an instructional ride for other officers who ride motorcycles and had a group of 10 other people with him at the time of the crash.