According to authorities, a man charged with drunk driving after a motor vehicle accident in Cookeville had his young son in the car with him at the time of the crash. The man, 29-year-old Alberto Diego, was driving on South Jefferson Avenue when he allegedly hit another car from behind, causing it so move forward and strike a third vehicle.
Police have not stated if any of the drivers or passengers in the other cars were injured in the accident, but Diego’s son suffered serious injuries. Authorities do not believe the child was restrained in the vehicle at the time of the crash. When police arrived at the scene of the accident, Diego appeared to be intoxicated.
This man chose to make so many horrible decisions that evening. Diego put himself, his small child and everyone else on the road at risk by driving after drinking alcohol. Before you get on the road, consider the lives you may be affecting with that decision. If you have been hurt by another person’s negligent actions, we may be able to help you move forward after a terrible accident.
Contact our Nashville car accident lawyer for more information on what we can do for you and your family after an accident. We offer free consultations.
“And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.” – Matthew 25:40