Q: She ran a red light and a motorcycle hit side of her car and died. Her fault, what charges should she face?
He was on a motorcycle goin estimate 15 mph over speed limit. Woman ran red light and he hit the side of her car and it killed him. She has 5 previous dwi's, 3+ driving on suspended/revoked and was driving on suspended/revoked when she killed him. I don't think she had insurance. She's only gettin a failure to yield ticket in this matter.. can yu please help me? He was 35 and has children.
A: The criminal charges, if any, will be at the discretion of the Prosecuting Attorney. It takes time for them to file the charges because they have to gather evidence and determine the appropriate charge(s) to ensure conviction. The family will likely be contacted to provide a victim impact statement but in the interim, they could contact the Prosecutor to get additional information. I would recommend that the family hire a personal injury lawyer if they have not already and see if the PI attorney can facilitate getting that information.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
A: I'm sorry for your friend's loss. The motorcyclist's family could try to arrange a free initial consult with an attorney. They could advise more meaningfully after investigating the matter and identifying any evidence of a fleeting nature that needs to be gathered without delay. Good luck
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