1 American Dies Every 20 Minutes in Alcohol Related Car Accidents
Every 20 minutes there is a death in the United States that is the result of an alcohol related car accident, by some estimates. If those numbers are correct that means that 3 people die every hour. 72 people die every day. 504 die people every week. 26,208 die people every year.
26,208 people who died too soon and could’ve continued working their jobs, loving their families and living their lives. Their loss is immeasurable and so too is the loss of their loved ones who number many more than 26,208.
For every person who dies, there are relatives, friends, and coworkers whose lives will never be the same.
Are you one of those relatives, friends, or coworkers?Did you lose someone whom you loved or respected in a drunk driving accident? What steps did you take after the crash to help with your own recovery? Please leave a comment and let others facing this unimaginable situation know your story. It may give them the information and support that they need when they need it the most.