Distracted driving accidents killed 3,328 people in 2012 according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Data show that drivers under age 20 are among the highest risk group.
Consulting a Clayton County attorney after an auto accident involving a distracted driver enhances a victim's ability to receive a reasonable settlement. If you have been injured in an automobile accident involving a distracted driver in Clayton County you should discuss your case with an auto accident attorney at Shane Smith Law.
A Georgia fugitive from justice was arrested on a distracted driving charge in another state and was extradited back to Georgia.
The 23-year-old man was charged with being a fugitive from justice, a cell phone violation and driving without a license. He had a pending arrest warrant in Georgia for shoplifting, failure to appear in court and violation of probation charges.
Law enforcement officers observed the man using his cell phone while driving. Upon stopping the driver the officers learned he was wanted in Georgia and was subsequently arrested.
If you or someone you know has been hurt by a distracted driver, meet with a Clayton County auto accident lawyer at Shane Smith Law.