What happens if someone drives a car into your home? Well, it’s definitely something you don’t want to think about, but it does happen.
On a Sunday night in South Richmond this is exactly what happened to Becky Lane. A man driving a SUV plowed right into a car parked outside her home on Oakland Avenue. The impact of the crash sent the parked right into Becky Lane’s home.
Richmond police report that the driver was 62-year-old Joseph Williams of Augusta, Georgia — and this is not even the first time that Williams has been cited for reckless driving.
When you operate a vehicle in a negligent way without any regard to the safety and well-being of other people or their property, it is considered reckless driving. Reckless driving can be caused by a number of reasons including:
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- Mental or psychological problems which takes away focus from the road
- Distracted by phone or text messaging
- Road rage
Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the incident described above, however, if you have been injured because of a reckless driver, don’t hesitate to contact an experienced Virginia car accident attorney to help you with your case.
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