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Pittsburgh Area Father Arrested on DUI in Accident that Killed Daughter

A Pittsburgh area man has been arrested for drunk driving following a devastating freak accident which killed his 12 year old daughter.

The man and his family had returned home after dropping off a boy with whom his 12 year old daughter had just gone on her first date. Upon pulling into the driveway, the man exited his vehicle in order to take a photo to commemorate the moment. As his daughter began to exit the vehicle, it began to roll backward, and the girl became entangled in the seatbelt. As the car rolled backwards it rolled over the girl, and then dragged her down the road until it struck a tree.

The incident, which occurred at about 8:00pm, killed the girl. The officer on the scene said that the father refused to submit to a Breathalyzer, but was subsequently arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence.

Attorney Frank Walker of Frank Walker Law is a National Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer and Personal Injury Attorney with offices in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and Morgantown West Virginia.

If you or someone you love are facing criminal charges or seriously injured in an accident, contact Attorney Frank Walker immediately at 412-315-744124 hours a day, 7 days a week for aggressive and experienced Criminal Defense or Representation in a Civil Case.

Underage Drinking an Epidemic in College Towns

Many Pittsburgh Colleges are now recognizing the rampant underage drinking epidemic spreading amongst their student body.  Some campus administrators are taking a proactive approach by educating students on the dangers of underage drinking during initial new student orientation and continue with follow up seminars and speaking engagements from criminal defense attorneys and prosecutors to reinforce the message of how damaging an underage drinking conviction can be to the career of a new college graduate.

What to do when you receive a Citation for Underage Drinking

First things first: do not plead guilty. Contact a Criminal Defense attorney at once. The longer you wait to talk with an attorney, the more witnesses disappear and the less time you and your attorney have to formulate a defense and a strategy to work for a dismissal of the citation.

Yes, a citation for underage drinking is graded as a summary offense and can eventually be expunged from your record if you are found guilty. However, do you really want to explain to future employers and loan officers the circumstances surrounding why you received the citation? Probably not. That is why it is never advisable to plead guilty to the citation without speaking with legal counsel.

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Attorney Frank Walker of Frank Walker Law is a National Top 100   Criminal Defense Lawyer and   Personal Injury Attorney with offices in   Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and   Morgantown West Virginia.

If you or someone you love are facing criminal charges or seriously injured in an accident, contact Attorney Frank Walker immediately at 412-315-7441,   24 hours a day, 7 days a week for aggressive and experienced Criminal Defense or Representation in a Civil Case.