Legal limits are intended to protect drivers and passengers from automobile accidents. Property damage, personal injury and fatality are among the well-known risks of drinking and driving. But how much is too much?
A gentleman in Randolph County, NC lost his life in a head-on collision Monday night. Around 8 p.m., Caroll Stutts Junior crossed into oncoming traffic. His car flipped a number of times, and the result was fatal. Unfortunately, he also injured the other driver, an acquaintance from the same town.
According to a report from Fox 8 News, alcohol may have been involved in the tragic incident. If investigators are still unsure about Stutts’s BAC, can we assume that it was beyond the legal limit? Even if an autopsy reveals that Stutts was within the legal range, is it possible that his judgment was still impaired as a result of alcohol consumption?
Whatever the case may be in this incident, the outcome remains heartbreaking. We should all think twice before drinking any amount and driving.