Law enforcement has long since struggled with the increasing number of alcohol-related accidents across the state of Wisconsin. And for years now, families who have lost loved ones because of drunk-driving accidents and advocate groups such as MADD are constantly calling for change in a state that has seen too many die at the hands of OWIs.
Several Milwaukee residents say they're lucky to be alive after a drunk driver caused a chain-reaction accident that took out five vehicles earlier in December.
No parent in Wisconsin-or anywhere for that matter-wants to receive the horrifying news that their child has been killed in a car accident. This is especially true when that child has been killed by a drunk driver months before their first birthday.