Friday morning, a hit and run was reported in the 300 block of Seventh Avenue South. The driver was apprehended and was intoxicated and under the influence of a prescription drug, according to police. Officers also found a large amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle.
Recent research indicates that deaths involving motor vehicles are down in Minnesota, but at the same time those deaths linked to drinking and driving have increased. The rules are simple and must always be followed:
- Don’t Drink and Drive
- Use designated drivers
- Always remember that the more you drink, the more your odds of making bad choices increase.
- As drivers on the road: It’s also worth keeping in mind, the deadliest roads in Stearns county to try to stay away from at night.
Stories about hit and run collisions are yet another reminder why your uninsured motorist coverage is so very important. It is what protects you and your family is the other vehicle is uninsured or runs away.
A founding partner with Bradshaw & Bryant, Mike Bryant has always fought to find justice for his clients—knowing that legal troubles, both personal injury and criminal, can be devastating for a family. Voted a Top 40 Personal Injury "Super Lawyer" multiple years, Mr. Bryant has also been voted one of the Top 100 Minnesota "Super Lawyers" four times.