The family of a 21-year-old girl has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against three defendants as a result of her death in a tragic vehicular accident, reports NewsChannel5.com. The young woman and her boyfriend were turning left at an intersection when a pick-up ran into her car on the driver’s side. Both young people died at the scene.
The lawsuit alleges the 21-year-old driver of the pick-up had a blood alcohol content that was two times the legal limit at the time of the accident. The driver of the pick-up was injured and taken to the hospital, and he was later charged with two criminal counts of vehicular homicide.
In addition to the driver, the lawsuit names his brother, who owned the truck, and Sam’s All American Sports Grill in Henderson where the driver had been drinking shortly before the crash occurred. The lawsuit alleges if the Sports Grill had not served the driver enough liquor to make him intoxicated, or if they had stopped him from driving while intoxicated, the crash would have not happened.
The amount of damages sought in the lawsuit will be determined as the case moves on.
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