IndyStar reports on July 25 around midnight, police received a call about an unconscious man laying on the road at the North Split of I-65 near mile marker 111.6 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
According to officers, Cheyenne Prass hit a construction worker on I-65, and then her car went into traffic and struck 2 other vehicles. Despite bystanders performing CPR, the construction worker died at the scene. No one else was injured in the accident.
Prass was arrested on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death.
Hit by drunk driver lawyer, Jeff Gibson, represents victims of drunk drivers and helps them receive the financial compensation they deserve. Here is some insight on the legal options available to those injured in Indiana drunk driving crashes:
When you or someone you love is injured or killed by a drunk driver, it is important to understand all of your legal rights. You can directly sue the drunk driver who injured in a personal injury lawsuit, but this may not be the only legal option. In many states, including Indiana, dram shop laws exist which allow alcohol vendors to be held liable for serving a drunk driver prior to a crash – depending on the circumstances.
Indiana dram shop law states that an alcohol vendor can be sued if: