I was at the club one day and I'm only a social drinker. Had two drinks that night and my friend told me to go to someone's house and they offer me to smoke something and didn't tell me what it was. So after wards I get this instant rush of a wierd feeling and he doesn't really tell me what it was. I freak out and drive away and I start hallucinating like crazy and I dial 911. I tell them that I think I'm high and I need help bc someone gave me something. They come and help me and I wake up in the hospital and was given a crash report that I hit a car. Is it possible that il get a dui for that? This was like a week ago. I'm freaked out bc I don't do drugs at all and my doctor told me my blood work for alcohol was low. So I know I wasn't drunk. need some advice.
Yes you can be charged and it is likely you will be charged based on what you have stated. You need to consult with a criminal defense DUI attorney immediately. The charges you face are serious and could impact you the rest your life. Do not discuss the case further with anyone other than an attorney. If the police come to question you, politely refuse to answer questions without your attorney present.
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Yes you can still be charged with driving while under the influence. You need to hire a good criminal defense attorney that has experience with defending marijuana cases.
Yes you can be arressted for DUI, you will need to hire a DUI attorney immediately. If the police come around to arrest you or ask questions, don't answer and demand your attorney be present before you answer any questions. Good luck.
Yes you can be charged for a DUII and in light of your calling 911, you may have already made admissions in that call and/or at the hospital. You need to contact a local lawyer specializing in DUII defense asap. Good luck!
Yes you can be charged depending on what the blood results come back with. It is imperative that you get in to see a criminal attorney well versed in DUI law. There is a possibility that you can defend this case based on what you said happened. There is also an involuntary defense but it is very fact specific to exactly what happened and what proof you have. Example is where someone drinks a beverage not knowing that someone else put a drug into the beverage and later the person is arrested for DUI. It is imperative that you have independent blood and urine examinations performed to determine what the substance was that caused you to hallucinate. Time is of the essence in these types of cases as the chemical can be eliminated from your system within days of the event. Good luck!
Is this a serious question?? Do you really think if I was prescribed drugs, such as valium, which ultimately puts me to sleep, that I'd be ok to drive while on valium?
If the answer isn't obvious, yes you can get arrested for a DUI after taking drugs and crashing your car.
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You obviously need help. You were admittedly under the influence and you're questioning whether you "can get a dui for being high and driving" (do you realize that DUI means "driving under the influence"?). You were under the influence of drugs and alcohol. And driving. Yes, you can be arrested for driving under the influence when you were driving under the influence. Call an attorney immediately.
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You need to contact a DUI defense attorney right away. Also, you should stop posting details about your case online, you basically admitted to committing a DUI in your post. DUI is not reserved for drinking, any substance that impairs your driving can be grounds for a DUI.
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Yes, you can be charged (and convicted) of a DUI for drugs. You should contact a DUI defense lawyer there as soon as possible. Do not talk to the police about this in the meantime.
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