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American model arrested for drunk driving

American fashion model Stephanie Seymour was recently apprehended by authorities in Connecticut when she was suspected of drunk driving after crashing her vehicle. According to reports, Seymour, 47, struck a vehicle while she was reversing her vehicle along Interstate 95 on January 15.

Officers reportedly noticed several signs of intoxication when assisting the supermodel, including her bloodshot eyes a strong smell of alcohol. Police took Seymour into custody after she refused to submit to a sobriety test. No individuals were injured during the wreck, reports said. Seymour was later released from custody after she paid a bond of $500, and she is scheduled for a court appearance on February 2. Seymour faces charges of drunk driving and unsafe backing of a vehicle.

Individuals who choose to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after consuming too much alcohol cause serious collisions and threaten the lives of innocent drivers on the road. At Spiros Law, P.C. in Danville, our legal team works on behalf of victims who suffered at the hands of reckless drivers to recover compensation for any injuries or damages they caused. Call us today at (217) 443-4343 to discuss your case with us today.


Illinois observes “National Impaired Driving Prevention Month”

The Illinois State Police (ISP) is focusing on preventing fatal vehicular accidents that are caused by intoxicated or distracted drivers across the state this month, an article of Advantage News reported on December 9.

In the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled over Campaign,” the state police will work to promote safety through informing the public about the risks linked to intoxicated driving from December 16 until January 1. The authorities’ main objective in the campaign is to prevent fatalities by apprehending intoxicated drivers on the road, whether they be driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Police will also extend their work hours on the road to fully monitor for impaired drivers.

The lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., understand that many families in Danville have to deal with serious financial and physical hardships after being involved in accidents caused by intoxicated drivers. Our firm works for victims to pursue compensation for their injuries and any other damages they may have suffered during accidents. Call our office today at (217) 443-4343 to find out how we may help you.


Charges filed against Red Bud woman in fatal drunk driving crash

Several charges were filed against a Red Bud female resident in relation to a fatal drunk driving accident in January that left two people dead, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on May 27.

Reports revealed that charges of reckless homicide and a second felony charge of drunk driving were filed against 20-year-old Crystal Steinheimer. Hannah Porter, 20, reportedly was a passenger of Steinheimer when their vehicle veered into the opposite lane of Illinois Route 159 and crashed into an oncoming vehicle operated by Abigail Liefer, 19. A maximum of 28 years of imprisonment awaits Steinheimer if she is found guilty of the charges filed against her.

If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by someone else’s reckless behavior, you may pursue financial compensation in court to recover any financial losses, as well as prevent an accident like this from happening again. Find out how the Danville legal team of Spiros Law, P.C., may work on your behalf by calling our offices at 217-443-4343 today.


1 injured in Mokena DUI crash

A CBS Chicago report released on July 14 mentioned that one person in Mokena was injured in a drunk driving accident.

Illinois State Police Sergeant Chris Wilkes said the car accident occurred on I-80 at around 12:00 a.m. when a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) struck a rental truck. A woman inside the rental truck was later brought to the hospital due to injuries she sustained from the crash. The SUV driver who avoided medical attention was later arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) Sgt. Wilkes also stated.

If you have been injured in a car accident caused by a drunk driver, an attorney can be instrumental in helping you receive the financial compensation that you need at this difficult time. Discuss your situation with the Danville lawyers at Spiros Law, P.C. today at (217) 443-4343 to find out how you may benefit from skilled legal representation.


Simulated car crash imparts lesson to students

The Emergency Medical Services group of Western Illinois University simulated a drunk driving crash to impart a lesson to high school students about the risk of drunk driving, wgem.com reported on April 29.

In the mock driving crash performed on April 28, two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision in which one individual was killed after being ejected from the vehicle and hit by another vehicle driven by a drunk driver and at least three individuals were trapped inside the vehicle. Students from Macomb High were used in the crash simulation to hopefully have an impact on other teenagers. David Mitchell said the mock drunk driving crash imparted a message to everyone to not drink and drive and to always fasten their seat belts.

Victims of drunk drivers often sustain serious or even fatal injuries that can result in heavy financial losses. If you or someone you love has been the victim of a drunk driver in Danville, a lawyer from Spiros Law, P.C., may be able to help you take legal action against the responsible party. Learn more by calling us today at 217-443-4343.