According to 9news a CU freshman was set to the intensive care unit at Boulder Community Hospital after a drunk driver steered her car directly into his table as he was eating lunch. After getting lunch at Cheese Louise Lunch Truck on campus the student was hit by a 73-year-old woman. The driver hit the CU freshman, then the Lunch Truck, and finally stopped outside a church. The woman’s intended stop was the church, where she was attending an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. The owner of the lunch truck said that he was grateful when his truck was hit it did not fall over onto his line of customers, but devastated one of his customers was hit. The driver of the car is being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. The victim in the crash suffered a collapsed lung and a few broken ribs but expected to make a full recovery.
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Bouldercolorado.gov reports that there were 671 DUI’s in Boulder in 2011, this is is based on a population of over 98,000. Over 3,000 car accidents were reported in Boulder in 2011 indicating that almost 20% of accidents in Boulder are DUI associated. Drinking and driving is a criminal charge and it is taken very seriously. Those charged with a DUI can serve time in jail and incur cost of $10,000 and upwards!
If you are being charged with a DUI in Boulder you need to contact a Boulder DUI attorney to fight for you. Speaking with a Boulder DUI attorney to protect your rights. There are a lot of people involved in the criminal justice courts, but your attorney will be dedicated to looking after your best interests. When struggling with DUI charges it is helpful to have a dedicated attorney who has experience helping the criminally accused. Contact Steven Louth today for a free consultation at (303) 442-2297.