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Alaska car accident leaves 1 with injuries

Every time a passenger gets into a vehicle with a driver, he or she is not only putting his or her life in the driver's hands but also in the hands of other drivers as well. The lack of control that a passenger has when riding in a vehicle means that he or she is vulnerable to every mistake that a nearby driver makes and has no way of counteracting that mistake. Unfortunately, a car accident in Alaska recently left the passenger in one of the vehicles injured.

Woman charged with DUI after car accident in Alaska

The legal drinking age was put into place by each state to help keep the roads that wind their way through the United States safe. The few years after a new driver acquires his or her license can be the most dangerous, as young drivers are not as familiar with driving as their older counterparts. The enforced drinking age helps to take the temptation of drinking and driving from minors, but when this law is not followed, it can have tragic consequences. Unfortunately, one car accident in Alaska may have been the result of an under-age drinker getting behind the wheel.

Alaska legislation may not help pedestrian accident victims

Pedestrians are often the ones who are most impacted if they are involved in a pedestrian accident with a motor vehicle of any type. They can be left with serious injuries or even dead if the collision is drastic enough. Negligence on the part of the driver is never an excusable reason for the injury of another human. Unfortunately, some legislation in Alaska could be working against pedestrians who are injured in a pedestrian accident.

Man arrested in Alaska for his involvement in pedestrian accident

The United States judicial system does everything that it can to make sure that those who are convicted are actually guilty. Although this is often a wonderful characteristic of the judicial system, it can also mean that the families of the victims can be left on an emotional roller-coaster for an extended period of time. One such case may finally be coming to an end since a man was recently arrested for his involvement in a pedestrian accident that killed an Alaska man.

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