One decision can change a person’s life forever. Some individuals may make a choice without even realizing that they could be setting their life on a completely different path. Unfortunately, some decisions can lead to negative outcomes, such as felony charges.
One woman in Michigan is likely going over the details that led up to the incident that resulted in her arrest. According to reports, the 29-year-old woman allegedly drove a vehicle the wrong direction at approximately 3 a.m. last month, and while driving, she reportedly collided head-on with another vehicle driven by a 28-year-old man. The incident resulted in the man being thrown from his vehicle, causing fatal injuries, and he was declared dead at the accident site.
Authorities suspected that alcohol was involved in the incident, and as a result, the woman was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, causing death. Additionally, she is facing felony firearm and carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle charges. All three allegations brought against her are felonies. At the time of the report, the woman had been released from custody on bond.
Felony charges of any kind can have lasting repercussions on a person’s life, especially if he or she is convicted of the charges. As a result, this Michigan woman will undoubtedly want to do whatever she can to approach her case in a thoughtful and meaningful way. Gaining information on her criminal defense options may help her gain a better idea of what she can do to help herself during this difficult time.