WSBT.com reported that on April 28th a driver was speeding on Interstate 80 near Gary, Indiana.
The driver was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol when they crashed into an Indiana State Trooper’s vehicle. The State Trooper was severely injured in the crash. He was hospitalized but is expected to survive.
The driver was arrested on charges of reckless driving and other related charges.
There have been no updates about the investigation.
Attorney Jeff Gibson helps victims of drunk driving accidents and their families secure the financial compensation they’re entitled to. Here is some insight from Jeff on the legal options available to these victims in Indiana:
Indiana is one of many states with dram shop laws. These laws allow the victims of drunk driving accidents to file lawsuits against third-party alcohol vendors who sold alcohol to someone who caused a crash. Indiana also allows private social hosts to be held liable for alcohol-related injuries under certain circumstances.
Indiana’s dram shop law states that alcohol vendors and social hosts can be held liable for injuries suffered in an alcohol-related accident if: