TV 10 and Wavy.com reported in early December, 2013, that yet another teenage passenger, a high school track star and graduate of Western Branch High School in Chesapeake (Joe Miller’s High School Alma Mater) was tragically killed when the car he was riding in ran off the road near Roanoke, VA. The accident happened on Route 122 in Franklin County at about 5:30 am. The victim had been continuing his track career at Liberty University in Lynchburg. The driver, 20, from Lynchburg, Virginia, and a passenger riding in the back seat were both taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The driver was charged by Virginia State Police with reckless driving.
The accident raises a number of questions about driver safety:
The crash also raised a number of questions about the legal rights of the victims:
If you or someone you love has been involved in a car accident and has any of the above questions, Norfolk attorney Joe Miller at Joe Miller Law, Ltd., can provide you with the answers you need at this difficult time. Contact him today by calling (888) 694-1671 and learn more about the legal rights and options that are available to you.