Three people were injured and one is dead after the driver of the vehicle they were riding in lost control of the vehicle and crashed on Christmas Eve. Michael Whitlock, 25, was a passenger in the vehicle and his life as a result of the crash. It is believed that the driver of the vehicle was drunk at the time of the auto accident. The accident occurred Georgia 327 located in Franklin County. The other passengers were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and are expected to fully recover.
Regardless of the circumstances, if the driver is found to have been driving while impaired, he should be held both criminally and civilly liable for his actions. For more information on what to when someone is injured in an auto accident by a drunk driver contact one of our personal injury attorneys for a free consultation.
A partner with Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC,, Brandon Smith has devoted his practice to pharmaceutical litigation, mass torts, products liability and serious personal injury. A frequent guest speaker at legal seminars all over the country—Brandon is focused on helping injured victims nationwide, however possible. Named a SuperLawyer again in 2019, he has also been called out as one of 10 Best Attorneys For Georgia by the American Institute Of Personal Injury Attorneys and a Top 100 Lawyer in Georgia by the National Trial Lawyers in 2019.