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Does the Prosecutor Represent Me If I Am Hit By A Drunk Driver?

Columbia Injury Attorneys Assisting Victims The South Carolina Highway Patrol has charged a man with felony DUI after an early morning crash that killed another man. An SUV was hit from behind and knocked off the road and into a tree. The driver, alone in his vehicle, was trapped inside and died at the scene. The Highway Patrol charged the driver of the other vehicle with felony DUI resulting in death. The drunken motorist was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The state is charging the drunk driver with a felony DUI criminal case. In a criminal case, the family of the victim is not represented, and even if the drunk driver is found guilty, no damages will be rewarded to the victim’s family. The prosecutor does not represent victims of accidents when the state charges a drunk driver with a crime. However, the family of a person killed…
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