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Victim says drunk driver's sentence won't fix injuries

National News // By Tay Kinnear // March 8, 2019

A man has been sentenced to three years in jail for causing a serious accident while driving drunk, without a licence or insurance and running a red light.

Pixabay Victim says drunk driver's sentence won't fix injuries

The 23-year-old from canton Schwyz shot through traffic lights at road works in Vorderthal and smashed head-on with another car in May 2016.

The other driver was seriously injured and will never get full use of his hand again. He was a plasterer. The victim told the press a prison sentence doesn’t make his hand better.

Prosecutors were demanding a 5 year sentence.

 

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