A fatal car wreck is tragic in any circumstance, but one that claims the life of a child is especially difficult to cope with. When a drunk driver takes the wheel after imbibing too much alcohol, he or she typically does not consider the devastating consequences that may occur. A recent crash in San Ramon, California demonstrates how horrific drunk driving accidents can be.
When police respond to urgent calls and need to travel with speed, care is generally taken to ensure the safety of other motorists and pedestrians in their paths. In some cases, however, officers may injure others in their haste to get to the scene of a crime. In a recent California case, a car accident caused by a police vehicle driven by an officer resulted in the death of one man and injuries to several others.