When a driver is charged with DUI, their life many change instantly. For example, they may have problems with family members and friends, or lose their job. As if the potential social ramifications of a DUI charge aren't difficult enough, a conviction may mean prison time and stiff fines. Furthermore, when someone is convicted of drunk driving in Stamford, Connecticut, their criminal record may have a negative impact on their job prospects and lead to other financial difficulties that will follow them around for many years to come.
Authorities say a 27-year-old woman was under the influence of alcohol when she struck a 29-year-old man who was walking. The accident, which occurred close to Bradley Street and Orange Street, happened at roughly 7:20 p.m. The pedestrian suffered serious injuries in the accident and was sent to the hospital.