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Chicago, Illinois - Suspected Drunk Driver, Daryl Garrett, Arrested After Fatal Crash on I-94

I-94 at 73rd Street in Chicago, Illinois
Published: August 10, 2020
By: Kennady Schuster
Last Updated on November 20, 2020

Daryl Garrett Arrested on Suspected DUI Charges

According to nwi.com, on July 17th around 4 a.m., Daryl Garrett was driving on I-94 southbound near 73rd Street in Chicago, Illinois when he did not slow down and hit another vehicle on the interstate.

The victim’s car immediately burst into flames and the driver died at the scene. Garrett was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Garrett was allegedly driving under the influence at the time of the crash. He was arrested for aggravated DUI death.

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Financial Compensation For Victims of Drunk Driving Accidents

Attorney contributor, Brian Kent, helps those in New Jersey who have been hit by drunk drivers. recover the financial compensation they deserve. Brian has offered his insight on the legal options available to these victims and their families:

Victims can sue the drunk driver who injured them directly in a personal injury lawsuit, but sometimes there is another way to receive financial compensation. New Jersey and other states have dram shop laws. These third-party liability laws, depending on the case, make it possible to file a lawsuit against alcohol vendors for serving a drunk driver prior to a crash.

According to New Jersey’s dram shop law, an alcohol vendor or a private social host can be sued if:

  • alcohol was sold to a minor under 21, or
  • they served alcohol to someone they knew was intoxicated at the time, or
  • the intoxication was a foreseeable cause of injuries suffered.

Source:

https://www.nwitimes.com/news/illinois-state-police-arrest-man-following-fiery-fatal-crash-on-i-94/article_967c20b1-a553-57d3-bc3b-e07ed8b1f56e.html

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Editor: Kennady is a rising senior at Fordham University. She is studying New Media and Digital Design with a concentration in commerce. Her passion while writing for Legal Herald is to help inform and educate people with their rights and options during a time of need. Contact Kennady: [email protected] This article was fact checked prior to publishing by this author to ensure compliance with our rigorous editorial standards. We will only use authoritative sources. Our values compel us to provide only trustworthy information. If you find an error, please contact us.
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