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Jury awards $5.5 million in personal injury lawsuit after drunk driving accident

A jury concluded that the state patrol and county must pay $5.5 million for not stopping a drunk driver who seriously injured another motorist in a 2007 head-on collision. The car accident occurred in 2007 when a drunk driver crossed the center line and slammed head-on into a car driven by the personal injury victim. She suffered severe injuries to her legs, pelvis, and wrists, and needs over 13 surgeries.

To read more about the personal injury verdict.