Mywabashvalley.com claims that on August 21st around 5 p.m. Jessica O’Bryan was driving along I-69 near mile marker 58 in Washington, Indiana.
O’Bryan did not see the vehicle traveling in front of her and struck it from behind. The driver of the vehicle that O’Bryan hit was killed in the accident.
O’Bryan was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death. She was hospitalized for minor injuries.
An investigation is still underway.
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:
In all 50 states, victims of drunk driving accidents may file for a personal injury lawsuit against the driver. However, in several other states, these victims may be able to file a dram shop lawsuit against the alcohol vendor who provided the driver alcohol prior to the crash.
Indiana’s dram shop laws say that alcohol vendors and social hosts can be held liable for injuries suffered in an alcohol-related accident if: