- June 17, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Brookville, NY – A fatal accident occurred on Thursday, June 16, 2022, around 12:05 a.m. on Cedar Swamp Road.
According to police, a 21-year-old female was drunk driving a Ford sedan when she lost control, flipped her vehicle, and struck a telephone pole causing wires to fall. A 33-year-old man driving a motorcycle became entangled in these wires causing him to fall off his motorcycle. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The female driver was charged with DWI and vehicular manslaughter.
The victim was identified as Milton Diaz, of Glen Cove
Every day, about 32 people die in a drunk-driving crash in the United States. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- How much alcohol the driver drank
- Where the driver was drinking
- Police accident report
- All eyewitness accounts of the crash
- Any video evidence of the crash
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Inspection of road conditions and signage
All drunk driving accidents are preventable.
Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in motorcycle accidents and have found that some common causes include:
- Distracted driving
- Disobeying traffic laws
- Alcohol or drug use
- Texting and driving
- Inexperienced driving
At The Barnes Firm, we know how devastating a motorcycle accident can be. If you or a family member have been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.
Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.