A cab driver in Charlotte, North Carolina died after a man, who struck the cab, and attempted to flee the scene of his 2008 BMW. The crash occurred on East Woodlawn and Montford Drive at 2:00 a.m. on Friday, when the driver broadsided the cab. The driver is being charged with felony death by motor vehicle, felony hit-and-run, DWI and driving with a revoked license.
The man attempted to run from the scene; however he was apprehended not far away. He and the other passenger in his vehicle were not seriously hurt. The cab driver was not wearing his seat-belt and died on the way to the hospital after he was ejected from his cab. Witnesses report that the sidewalk of the crash scene was littered with car parts spread all the way from the road to the woods. The driver was arrested on April 3rd in Huntersville, and police say his license was suspended and he should not have been driving. The man is expected to be in court next week.
Call the law offices of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower, LLP for a consultation if you have been charged with a DWI, or an alcohol related charge in North Carolina. You can reach our Charlotte, North Carolina office at 704-499-9000, or toll-free at 877-374-5999.