It could be and has been said that drivers that get behind the wheel of a car after they have been drinking are putting the lives of everyone they encounter on the road in danger. The diminished capacity of a drunk driver greatly increases the possibility of a car accident. A recent car accident in West Virginia is a prime example.
There are times when pedestrians are forced to be in or near West Virginia roadways with cars. It is incumbent on drivers to be aware of their surroundings and any potential obstacles in order to avoid hitting a pedestrian. The possibility of a pedestrian vs. car accident increases dramatically when a driver isn't paying proper attention.
The West Virginia State Police has released the names of two women that were killed in Lewisburg. The women were victims of a one car accident. Three other occupants in the vehicle, including a 2-year-old boy, were also injured.
A man in West Virginia was arrested after fleeing from the scene of an accident. Toxicology results indicate that the man had a blood alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit at the time of the car accident. Police have also discovered that the man may never have had a valid driver's license.
One of the challenges facing people that are paralyzed is that their independence is compromised in some way. There may be some West Virginia residents excited to know that initial tests have been successful for a new technology that could help paralysis patients regain at least some of their independence. For the first time in about seven years, a man that suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury gave a high five to his friend, and he did it with the power of his mind.