The pain and financial burdens heaped on victims of impaired drivers is so much greater than any penalty an offender recieves. This driver is presumed innocent in our court system, but the punishment for victims begins as soon as an impaired driver crashes into them. This story like so many others reflect the frustration of having a 6th offender on the road to committ this crime. Unfortanately, even felony DUI offenders get out and many never learn.
Family of Knoxville crash victim hopes justice is served