Woman Charged with DUI after Running Down Pedestrians in Darby
On March 7, a man from Colwyn and a woman from Upper Darby, PA were critically injured when an alleged drunken driver slammed into them as they crossed MacDade Boulevard. The victims are hospitalized are undergoing treatment for severe injuries.
According to this article in the Delaware County Times, as the man and woman crossed MacDade Blvd., a woman was driving toward them at a high rate of speed.
The police chief said the female victim initially landed on the car, bounced off, then fell to the ground where the motorist ran over her again.
The driver also struck an SUV with two people inside after she hit the pedestrians. It is not known if anyone inside of the SUV was injured.
Both victims have compound fractures to their legs and many serious injuries. The article reported that the victims will likely survive, but their recovery will likely take a long time.
The female driver is charged with DUI, driving with a suspended license, careless and reckless driving.
The motorist should be held both civilly and criminally responsible for these victims’ injuries. Their families would be well advised to seek the advice of an experienced personal injury attorney.
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