Vehicular Traffic Death

May 11, 2023

Client driving commercial vehicle charged with causing death of another driver based on crossing oncoming traffic (ARS 28-672) by causing collision. Aggressively pursued investigation, conducted accident recon at crash site, legal research, creation of still frame exhibits from accident video, interview of case detective. Drafted lengthy memorandum advocating reassessment and sent directly to detective. Detective decides to reassess the criminal charge and case, discusses with his investigation team. Detective decides that alleged victim contributed to accident and charging in this case was inappropriate. Criminal and civil charges withdrawn from court, not to be refiled. An amazing resolution to a tragic case.