If there were any doubt whether officials are stepping up their enforcement efforts against drunk driving, the recent arrest of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin should send a warning. Boykin was merely a passenger in a vehicle that was involved in a drunk driving accident. Nevertheless, police also arrested Boykin, charging him with marijuana possession and public intoxication.
When a car hits a pedestrian, there are often serious consequences. On March 22, a car hit and killed a pedestrian on Interstate 5. You must be prepared if you get injured by a car as a pedestrian. There are certain steps you should take to protect yourself medically, legally and financially. If you fail to take certain actions, you may reduce your chances of getting adequate compensation. Follow these guidelines when you get hit by a car.