An Oneida County Woman has Been Charged with DWI, Manslaughter
A woman from Oneida County has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and a DWI. The woman was from Blossvale, and she was charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter as well as driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right. She was charged with these after a two-car accident that occurred on February 26. This information comes from Utica police.
The woman who has been charged was Jennifer L. Prichard, a 43-year-old. She turned herself into the Utica police and was then charged.
According to police, Pritchard was driving her vehicle when she crossed over the double yellow lines. This happened on Oriskany Street West, and then she hit another car that was being driven by Janet Moskal, an 87-year-old woman. Both of them had to be hospitalized after the accident.
Moskal then died from her injuries while at the hospital.
If you’ve lost a loved in a car accident, you could file a wrongful death claim. If the accident was caused by the negligent or criminal actions of another person, they could be held liable. You could receive compensation for your loss and the damages it caused to your life. To find out more and learn how you could receive legal help, contact Frekhtman & Associates at (212) 222-1111.
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