A drunk driver has been charged in the death of a young couple in Chicago. It has been reported that Delia Aguila, 27, has never earned a driver’s license and her blood alcohol content was more than double the legal limit when she hit the victims as they were changing a tire by the side of the road on the 3800 block of West 87th Street.
William Brunson, 39 was hit as he crouched near the side of the car and Victoria Means, 34, was hit as she walked around the rear of the vehicle, prosecutors said. Brunson was thrown about 200 feet by the force of the impact and pronounced dead at the scene. Means was thrown about 125 feet was pronounced dead a short time later at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. To read more, click here.
Nothing can bring back the victims of this horrible tragedy. But, negligent drivers should still be held responsible for their behavior. In addition to criminal charges, the family of victims may bring a wrongful death suit seeking compensation for medical bills, funeral expenses and other losses.
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