Originally Posted by glenng
Did anyone read the article? Gary Collins was hit by another driver. He did not cause the accident.
Yes I did read the article! He didn't cause the accident, but he was
driving under the influence. It doesn't matter whether or not he caused the accident- he was in no condition to operate a motor vehicle. And if he did this once, he probably has done it before, and will do it again. There is ample evidence that drunk drivers are recidivists. The next time, he could cause
Not to start an argument- that definitely was not my intention in posting this- but I'm amazed at the reasoning that Collins' not causing the accident somehow mitigates his responsibility here. Does this mean that it's OK to drink and drive, as long as you don't cause an accident? I can't believe anyone would seriously suggest that!