Gastonia, NC – Two Children Critically Injured in Drunk Driving Accident

Gastonia, NC (December 27, 2018) – In Gastonia, two children have been critically injured in a drunk driving accident that.

Gastonia, NC (December 27, 2018) – In Gastonia, two children have been critically injured in a drunk driving accident that took place due to a driver who was driving impaired at the time.

57-year-old Clifford Scoggin was accused of driving a Dodge Ram truck that rear-ended a Sentra that had been stopped at a red light at the time. The impact was so forceful that the sedan was pushed into the back of the Honda SUV parked in front of it.

Both 11-year-old Jaryan Wright and 7-year-old Nylah Huff were critically injured in the accident. The children were taken to one hospital and then transferred to another. At this time, their conditions are not currently known.

Scoggin has been charged with DWI, driving with a revoked license, failure to reduce speed, and more.

Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.

We would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the families of the children involved in this horrific accident. We understand how difficult it is for a child to face injuries in a serious accident and we want to ensure that you understand you have many rights during this difficult time.

DUI Accident in North Carolina 

Gastonia, NC – Two Children Critically Injured in Drunk Driving AccidentDrunk driving accidents are some of the most serious accidents that happen on our roads every year across North Carolina. Reducing drunk driving can stop so many serious and even fatal accidents from happening every year, as these accidents take more lives than most. Between 2003-2012, 4,102 people lost their lives in fatal accidents in North Carolina due to a drunk driver and many more would receive serious injuries. If your loved one has been affected by one of these accidents, you have many rights under North Carolina law.

At the Nye Law Group, our experienced North Carolina car accident lawyers understand how traumatic a drunk driving accident can be, especially when your child has been involved and suffered a wide array of damages. We would like to stand by the sides of those who have suffered losses in these accidents, helping personal injury clients receive case results that reflect the damages that are necessary to move forward with their lives. We are available for contact today in your time of need. Contact us for more information at 912-200-5230.

Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.

Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.


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