Get a FREE Case Review
Call Today: (800) 559-5741
Call Today: (800) 559-5741
Available 24 Hours, 7 Days A Week

A & A Coronavirus Update: We are open and working hard for our clients. If you've been injured, you can hire us from the comfort of your home and we can start working on your case immediately. Click here for more information.

Man Captures Accident on Video, tries to Sell Footage

images (35)An accident that claimed the life of one teen and left another seriously injured was caught on film by an Ohio man.

According to police, Paul Pelton, 41, recorded video of 17-year-old Zachary Goodin as he lost control of his vehicle after speeding over train tracks then crashing into a home, an SUV and a tree.

Rather than rendering aid to the teens after the accident, Paul Pelton, 41, opened the door of the crashed vehicle while one of the teens was dying and another was critically injured and continued filming even as the vehicle caught fire.

Neighbors to the crash scene came to help pull Goodin out of the vehicle. The passenger, Cameron Friend, 17, was taken unconscious to an area hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.

Pelton reportedly posted the video of the tragic accident on Facebook and attempted to sell the footage to local news agencies.

The Lorain Police Department arrested Pelton on charges of vehicle trespass. Police say that Pelton never attempted to render aid to the accident victims but rather attempted to profit off of the misfortune of others in an emergency situation.

Whenever someone is a witness to an accident, if people are seriously injured and in trouble, it is common decency to offer assistance to the victims. In some cases, failure to render aid is a criminal act.

Call Auger & Auger today and let us help you get the compensation you need to get your life back on track after an accident. Call us today.

Posted In: Car Accidents, In The News
Call Today - FREE Consultation No Fee Until Recovery! 800-559-5741

The list of prior client settlement results and client reviews/testimonials, do not constitute a promise of any particular result in any particular case, as each and every case is unique. Each case was handled on its own merit, and the outcome of any case cannot be predicted by a lawyer or law firms past results.

If a recovery or settlement by trial is made, the client will be responsible for costs advanced in addition to attorney fees. Client remains responsible for costs, expenses and disbursements, including medical bills, within the scope of representation. The attorney’s contingency percentage will be computed prior to the deduction of expenses from the total recovery.

The principal office for Auger & Auger Law Firm is located at 717 S. Torrence St., Suite 101, Charlotte, NC. The attorneys and staff of Auger & Auger Law Firm work and process all of the firm’s files at the principal office location in Charlotte, NC. Other office locations listed on our website are satellite offices that are not staffed daily. Satellite offices are operated for the convenience of our clients and who live outside of the Charlotte, NC metro area and are unable to meet with us at our principal office location. All meetings at our satellite offices must be made by appointment only. Phone numbers for satellite offices forward to our principle office location in Charlotte, NC.

Content Protection by DMCA.com