As auto accident lawyers, we see our fair share of accidents caused by distracted drivers. The majority of these distracted situation come as a result of cell phone usage and texting, but a recent accident in the news takes this to another level. A recent auto accident that resulted in a woman hitting and ultimately killing a 70-year-old man is said to have been caused by a driver updating her Facebook status from her cell phone.
Though the cause of this accident will still need to be played out in court, it serves as a warning to the perils of distractive driving as a result of in car technology. Things happen fast, and no one ever expects this to happen to them but distracted driving is a very real problem. No status update is worth taking a life.
If you or someone you know has been in an auto accident caused by a distracted driver, contact the personal injury lawyers of Rutter Mills today for a free, no obligation consutlation of your legal rights.