A crash on Monday evening, July 6, left one resident of Dillon, NC, dead after an intoxicated driver collided with two cars.
Authorities say the crash happened around 7:18 Monday night, on Radford Boulevard at Commerce Drive. The exact details of the crash are not available yet, but authorities say three vehicles were involved. Carol Isgett, of Dillon, sadly died from injuries suffered in the accident.
Police arrested Eric Lambert of Rowland, North Carolina and charged him with two counts of felony DUI. He was denied bond at a hearing on Wednesday.
Unfortunately, intoxicated driving is a growing problem in North Carolina. The North Carolina DMV’s Crash Data Facts Report for 2017 shows there were 11,342 drunk driving crashes in the state for that year alone. These accidents resulted in 328 fatalities and 7,922 injuries. Drunk driving accidents make up 26.4% of all traffic fatalities.
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Editorial Note: At A&A we are always looking to improve the quality and safety and are saddened by the outcome of many tragic accidents across the Carolinas. The purpose of this news blog is to write about cases relevant to our industry and raise awareness about injury cases so that victims of similar incidents can educate themselves on theories of liability, the law, and how personal injury cases typically work. This article is created using publicly available information and is a secondary source. If you find any information here to be inaccurate, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will make the appropriate adjustments.