Category Archives: Impaired Driving
Mother killed by 20-year old drunk driver WITH 3 PRIOR DUI’S!!!
OPINION: This is a case where the system has clearly failed. This 20-year old already had 3 prior DUI’s and was still walking around free and driving on a suspended license. He should have already been in prison but the judge let him walk “with restrictions”. Now an innocent mother of 2 is dead because of that decision. Things need to change so that DUI gets mandatory prison time BEFORE someone is killed.
Washington Township, NJ
Authorities say a 20-year-old with multiple DUIs on his record hit and killed a mother of two in Washington Township, New Jersey.
According to authorities, he was under the influence again and was driving with a …
Families, friends remember drunk driving crash victims at Walk like MADD
Mothers Against Drunk Driving, MADD, held the annual “Walk like MADD” event in Greenville Sunday to bring awareness to drunk driving.
Friends and families of victims killed in drunk driving crashes gathered together to …
— Outer Banks Voice (@OuterBanksVoice) September 18, 2017
Family, friends of mother killed by alleged drunk, wrong-way driver: “Would like to see some remorse”
A Milwaukee mother of two was killed by a wrong-way driver, and prosecutors say that driver was drunk.
Candace Franckowiak was working as a medical courier when she was struck head-on, and Franckowiak’s family is remembering a …
Deadly Drunk Driving Wreck Lands Donna Woman In Prison
A Donna woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for a drunk driving wreck that killed an acquaintance of hers.
A Hidalgo County jury handed down the punishment against 40-year-old Perla Elizabeth Arguelles.
Arguelles, early the morning of …
Drunk driver jailed after crashing and killing man on first Tinder date
A drunk driver killed a man who was on a Tinder date and left the woman he was meeting in a coma after running them over.
Ion Toader, 34, crashed into Ronald Cardenas, 32, and Ruxandra Zavoianu, 28, after flipping his Mercedes on Willesden High Road, …
Man sentenced for drunk driving crash near Marina del Rey that killed Georgia firefighter
Torrance firefighters from Station 96 salute as the body of Georgia firefighter Ron Herens, who was killed in a suspected DUI crash in Marina del Rey, was driven by procession from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office to Rice Mortuary in Torrance.
Lincoln High School Football Player Killed in Crash with Suspected Drunk Driver
The person driving Allison is in stable condition at the hospital.
Late Friday night a small memorial of candles had started near the signal post where the crash happened.
The Lincoln Lunatics twitter account posted, “Prayers, always.
Support our …
I'm at Lincoln H.S. where students are coping with the loss of classmate Cameron Allison, killed by alleged drunk driver. pic.twitter.com/fTTMXqtQB6
— Carlos Correa (@CarlosCorrea2) September 18, 2017
The dark side of the 4th of July; sad to say, but as usual each July 4th, a certain segment of society is too stupid to not drive after drinking, and as usual, a bunch of innocent people end up paying the price for their stupidity.
Police release mug shot of alleged drunk driver accused of killing pedestrian
El Paso, Texas
El Paso Police have arrested the driver who allegedly struck a pedestrian in West El Paso Saturday evening.
Police say 27-year-old Jose Jesus Mendez of Santa Teresa, N.M was speeding on the 7100 block of Westwind, when he ran a stop …
35 years ago today my father was killed by a drunk driver. This is the only existing photo of him and his 3 children. Don't drink and drive. pic.twitter.com/JWL76COMcO
— Kara Goucher (@karagoucher) July 2, 2017
City commissioner charged in drunken wreck that killed father and son
Haney, a commissioner-at-large for Texas City in Galveston County, was driving northbound on the highway in a truck when she drove off the road near a stranded motorist, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Haney struck two men standing …
— KansasDOT (@DriveSafeKansas) July 2, 2017
Law Enforcement push DWI crackdown over holiday weekend
Since Krista’s death, Rodriguez has started Krysta’s Karing Angels, an organization that works to decrease drunk driving, by sharing personal stories and educating others.
“There’s absolutely zero reason anybody should get behind the wheel when they’re …
Girl, 16, dies in hit and run after 21-minute wait for an ambulance
Police said the incident is not thought to be deliberate or terror-related as the driver, who had made off on foot, was believed to have been travelling at speed when he lost control on the road.
A man in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of causing …
A boy in my hometown got killed by a drunk driver at 2:30 on Sunday afternoon. Totally disgusting.
— Megan Hogan (@MHoganknowsbest) July 3, 2017
Suspected drunken driver causes Washtenaw crash that kills man, 19
A 19-year-old man was killed Sunday afternoon in a car crash caused by a motorist who Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office officials believe was driving drunk.
Kids recall their dead friends in drunk driving campaign
Fifth grader Carmine Lomangino remembered the last words his friend Daniel Neville-Lake said to him before the nine-year-old, his two younger siblings and their grandfather were killed by a drunk driver.
“He said, ‘See you later alligator,’ and I never …
Woman receives up to 50 years in death of FedEx driver
A woman who caused a deadly crash involving a Fed Ex driver will spend up to 50 years behind bars.
Illegal Alien Drunk Driver Accused of Killing Two-Year-Old Boy
President Trump has been proven right…AGAIN!
An illegal alien has been arrested by Texas authorities after allegedly killing a two-year-old boy while he was drunk driving.
Ruben Hernandez, a 29-year-old illegal alien from Mexico, is accused of driving drunk and hitting a family of four in their …
Elderly Couple Celebrating 64-Year Anniversary Identified in Suspected DUI Crash in Valley Center
A Valley Center couple celebrating their 64th wedding anniversary were killed just miles from their home by a suspected DUI driver.
Bobby, 83, and Alleta Jo Durant, 81, were killed when a suspected drunk driver crossed into their lane and slammed into …
Impaired driver crashes into parked car: Peterborough Police
While speaking with the female driver of the vehicle, officers noted an odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath.
Police say a subsequent roadside breath test determined the driver had more than the legal limit of alcohol in her …
4 people get killed due Impaired Driving Everyday. It's easily preventable, choose SOBER. ^nb pic.twitter.com/efq9ScPsZB
— HRPS Milt HHills (@HRPSMiltHH) June 15, 2017
Troopers injured in crash while searching for suspected impaired driver
UPPER MARLBORO, Md
Maryland State Police officials say two troopers were injured in a crash overnight as they responded to a call for an impaired motorist driving the wrong direction down a Prince George’s County highway. Authorities say one trooper …
Bolo – Possible impaired driver, Westbound Lloyd from Hwy 41, Maroon Jeep Cherokee, driving on the shoulder without headlight #tristateroads
— EvansvilleWatch (@EvansvilleWatch) June 16, 2017
Pedestrian hit by impaired driver in Linn County
A Missouri state trooper was called to a crash involving a pedestrian in Bucklin, Missouri, early Wednesday morning.
Measuring Drug Impairment In Drivers: Easier Said Than Done
Drug-impaired driving is a growing concern for highway safety officials.
But, as a recent report makes clear, its actual impact is still difficult to measure.
The report from the Governors Highway Safety Association, a group of state highway safety …
— KS DUI Impact Center (@KS_DUI) May 6, 2017
It’s time to take drug-impaired driving seriously and err on the side of safety
According to the district attorney’s office, drug-impaired DUI cases are on the rise in Lancaster County.
As LNP reported Sunday, such cases account for 28 percent of the 199 DUI cases in the county so far this year.
Drug-impaired driving offenses made …
Ohio legislator pleads no contest to impaired-driving charge
A state lawmaker accused of impaired driving pleaded no contest Wednesday to the misdemeanor charge.
Republican Rep. Wes Retherford, of Hamilton, was sentenced by Judge Kevin McDonough to six months in jail.
All of the time was …
Maui Police Cinco de Mayo Impaired Driving Enforcement Starts Today
Starting today and continuing through the weekend, the Maui Police Department will be participating in a national campaign sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to increase impaired driving enforcement in conjunction with the …
This seems like a waste of taxpayer dollars. Franklin County DUI checkpoint yields no arrests for impaired driving https://t.co/UtuGpHm5RY
— Kent Scarrett (@kscarrett) May 6, 2017
Project Drive Thru targets impaired driving in Burlington
Police are partnering with restaurants that have drive-thrus, in an effort to reduce impaired driving in Burlington.
Halton Regional Police launched #ProjectDriveThru on Thursday morning, which aims to educate employees on the signs of impairment, and …
Marijuana And Impaired Driving: This New Study May Surprise You
A new report on drug-impaired driving finds that the relationship between a drug’s presence in the body and its effect on driving “are complex, not understood well, and vary from driver to driver.”
Though the report claims that drivers involved in …
— Brian Berkowitz (@BerklawBrian) May 6, 2017
Franklin County DUI checkpoint yields no arrests for impaired driving
Although no one was arrested for operating a vehicle while impaired, officers did issue 29 citations for other things, mostly warnings for minor traffic violations and tickets for driver’s license violations.
One person was arrested on an outstanding …
Simulated emergency response drives home the dangers of impaired driving
Members of Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and the Treynor Fire Department put senior Bailey Andersen, the victim of a fatal wreck, into a body bag during the …
Driver facing DUI charges for fatal crash in Pueblo
A driver is facing multiple charges in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed one person in Pueblo Thursday night, according to police.
Police said the crash happened just before 10 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 50 …
— Drop The 'A' Word (@DroptheAword) May 5, 2017
Woman held on $750000 in fatal alcohol-related crash in South Loop
A Humboldt Park woman was ordered held on $750,000 bond after she was charged with aggravated DUI in a weekend crash that killed a man in the South Loop neighborhood, Chicago police said.
Samantha Salazar, 27, of the 900 block of North …
Man Charged With DUI In Fatal Crash In Palos Township
A man has been charged with several counts of aggravated DUI for causing a crash that killed two friends early Monday near southwest suburban Lemont, according to police.
The driver of the vehicle, 23-year-old Stephen Rodriguez of …
Investigation continues into fatal crash in Bedford County
According to police, the crash was reported just before midnight Friday on Old Street in Bedford Township.
Police said James Sayler, 47, who was not injured, was driving a 2002 Ford F-350 pickup west of the Bedford Speedway.
Police said Charlene Sayler …
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23-Year-Old Pleads Not Guilty to Felony DUI Charges in Venice Crash That Left 1 Firefighter Dead, Another 2 Injured
A Los Angeles man on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to three felony charges for a fatal crash in Venice last month, officials said.
Benjamin Albert Seider, 23, was allegedly drunk when he ran a red light at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and …
2 Killed in Crash in Lemont
The driver involved in a crash that killed two people in unincorporated Palos Township on May 1 has been charged with multiple counts of aggravated driving under the influence, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart said today.
— LODGE MUSIC PRODUCER (@LodgeXLodge) May 3, 2017
Chris Soules Bought Booze Before Accident … According to Prosecutors
Chris Soules bought booze before his fatal accident with a tractor, and was possibly drinking it at the time of the crash … according to prosecutors in Iowa.
Prosecutors made that bombshell revelation in new docs filed Monday in response to Soules …
Champaign man pleads guilty to DUI in fatal crash
A Champaign man who admitted his drunken driving led to the death of a motorcyclist last year is set to be sentenced in July.
Chad Berry, 32, whose last known address was in the 600 block of West White Street, pleaded guilty Monday to …
Suspected DUI Driver in Custody After Deadly Crash on NB 405 Freeway Near LAX
Northbound lanes of the 405 Freeway were temporarily closed Saturday morning after a deadly crash, and a driver was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash happened just after 3:30 a.m. at Century …
Belleville man charged with DUI in accident that killed Millstadt woman
A 33-year-old Belleville man was charged Friday in connection with a head-on accident that killed a 68-year-old Millstadt woman Dec. 19 on Illinois 158.
Jason Lamb allegedly caused the accident when he was driving under the influence of alcohol.
Motorcyclist Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in 101 Freeway Crash That Killed Passenger
A motorcycle rider was arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter after allegedly causing a fiery fatal crash Thursday that involved six vehicles on the 101 Freeway in Encino.
A preliminary investigation indicated the motorcyclist ran into …
Salem man sentenced to 6 years, 3 months for fatal DUI crash
A Salem man was sentenced to six years and three months in prison for his role in a DUI crash that killed one of his passengers and injured another.
David Robinett Jr., 31, pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, fourth-degree assault and driving …
Man Charged With Reckless Homicide In Fatal DUI Crash
A Southwest Side man was drunk and high when he caused a crash that left a passenger in his vehicle dead early Thursday on the Southwest Side, according to police.
Giovanni Roman, 24, was charged with one count of reckless …
Mooresville sisters killed in wrong-way crash on I-17 in Phoenix
Two Mooresville sisters are among the three people that died in a two-vehicle wrong-way crash on a Phoenix Freeway Friday morning.
According to the Arizona …
@Jennifers_b7 There is no perfect answer; avoid all distractions and have a plan in mind for those "what if" moments while driving. Never drive impaired.
— Dept. Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS) April 14, 2017
DPS identifies 3 people killed in wrong-way crash on I-17
Garcia said the “majority if not all the wrong-way accidents that we investigate that involve injury or death are a direct result of impaired driving.”
The DPS worked with state troopers in North Carolina and Colorado to notify the families of the …
Wrong-way crash kills 3 in Phoenix – Arizona Daily Sun
This photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety shows the mangled remains of cars involved in a fatal accident on the Northbound Interstate 17 in Phoenix, Ariz. on Friday, April 14, 2017.
Northbound Interstate 17 is closed following the …
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Wrong-way crash kills 3; university says 2 were students
The wrong-way driver was a 22-year-old man driving a car with Colorado license plates and the women were ages 19 and 20, apparently sisters and in a car with North Carolina plates, said spokesman Raul Garcia of the Arizona Department of Public Safety …
Wrong-way driver, victim in fatal I-17 crash both Grand Canyon
PHOENIX — Two Grand Canyon University students were among the three people killed Friday following a wrong-way crash on Interstate 17 in north Phoenix, …
MADD to hold candlelight vigil Saturday night
The event, sponsored by MADD’s Southern Arizona office, is in support of the victims and families impacted each year by impaired driving.
The vigil will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River Road.
It is fully …
Arizona ranks 3rd highest in the nation for pedestrian deaths
A new report finds Arizona has one of the highest rates of pedestrian deaths in the country. The report by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association finds Arizona ranks third in the United States for the most pedestrian deaths per capita. A total of 97 …
Arizona DPS: Drugs Found in Suspect’s Vehicle After Chase
Arizona DPS: Drugs Found in Suspect’s Vehicle After Chase.
Court documents say a 27-year-old man arrested after a mostly slow-speed freeway pursuit across the Phoenix area had drugs in his vehicle and appeared to be driving impaired.
Police: Crash involving suspected drunk driver kills Noblesville man
According to Indiana State Police, emergency crews were called to an accident on I-465 eastbound near Michigan …
The driver was arrested and booked in the county jail…. https://t.co/ym6vCunT2D
— Bianca Beltrán (@KSBWBianca) February 13, 2017
Woman, 23, arrested for DUI after UF student killed
23-year-old Guerrero Damaris was driving drunk on SW 37th Blvd when she failed to see the curve in front of Campus …
In Calif. U can't impound an illegal immigrant's car after a traffic accident, no insuance, no Driver's Lic. & Drunk Driving! HELLO USA! https://t.co/pA1wunQdQ9
— Tell It Like It is! (@FernbergRon) February 13, 2017
— Sgt. John Perrine (@ISPIndianapolis) February 6, 2017
Local music teacher killed in DUI crash in South Philly
A local music teacher was killed in a crash that police say …
Suspect in fatal drunk driving accident released after alcohol bracelet tampered with
A woman arrested for causing a fatal crash while driving the wrong way on Interstate 90 in October 2015 is out of jail again, after she was accused of tampering with her alcohol monitoring bracelet.
Carrah Goble is accused of driving …
Strip club, driver ordered to pay $8 million to DUI crash victim
The victim in the case, Mark Dupray, suffered a broken neck, a broken arm and other …
Central High coach convicted in deadly drunk driving accident wants retrial in light of new information
Loren Lebeau’s tearful apology was …
Drunk driver arrested for killing 3-year-old in crash
John Rutland, 38, faces DUI manslaughter charges following the crash.
Rutland had a blood …
Family of a man killed in a drunk driving accident wants suspect found
Harris has been charged with 1st Degree Manslaughter and DUI.
Last week, Tulsa Crime Stoppers named Harris one of Tulsa’s Most Wanted in an …
Mother kills 2 sons in drunk driving accident, charged with manslaughter
The mother responsible for killing her two sons and injuring 2 other children in a drunk driving accident late October has been charged and is awaiting trial.
According to previous reports, 33-year-old, Tonya Capallia-Eason crashed into a utility pole …
— Chris Girdler (@chris_g99) December 12, 2016
AAA study finds risks of drowsy driving comparable to drunk driving
New research shows how deadly it can be to drive when you’re tired.
The AAA study found drivers who miss two to three hours of sleep a day more than quadruple their risk of getting in a crash, compared to drivers who sleep for seven hours.
According to …
Drunk driver charged in crash that killed Catawba pastor
CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C.
A pastor was killed and his three children were hospitalized Tuesday night after a pickup truck ran a red light on Highway 70 near Conover and smashed into their minivan, officials said.
The driver of the work truck, 31-year-old …
Prince George liquor board chairman charged with DUI after MGM grand opening
The chairman of the Prince George’s County liquor board is facing DUI and reckless driving charges after an accident that took place as he was leaving the grand opening of the new MGM National Harbor resort and casino on …
Driver Who Made Illegal U-Turn on State Route 67, Prompting Fiery 3-Car Crash, May Have Been DUI
A man, suspected of driving drunk, triggered a multi-vehicle crash when he made an illegal U-turn on State Route 67.
NBC 7’s Candice Nguyen spoke with a victim who felt lucky to walk away from the crash without injuries.
— Tampa Bay Times (@TB_Times) December 12, 2016
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Family demanding answers after son is killed in drunk driving accident
Instead of buying Christmas presents for their son, a Jefferson County family is picking out funeral arrangements.
Michael Jeademann, 24, was killed in an alleged drunk driving accident over the weekend.
“My whole life is …
Motorcyclist killed in wrong-way DUI crash
SAN YSIDRO, Calif. — A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on collision Saturday morning on a San Ysidro freeway after being hit by an alleged drunk driver who was traveling the wrong way.
The collision happened on southbound Interstate 5 near the Dairy …
Repeat DUI driver who injured state trooper pleads guilty, gets 13 years
Thurow, who pleaded guilty weeks ago to aggravated DUI and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries, wept through much of the hourlong hearing Thursday in Cook County’s Maywood branch court.
The prosecutor played dashcam video of Thurow …
Racine man charged in drunk driving crash that killed father, daughter
A 25-year-old man told police he drank up to six beers at a strip club and hockey game before he slammed into the back of a car in Caledonia, causing a crash that killed a father and his 9-year-old daughter, according to a criminal complaint released …
Motorcycle rider killed in crash with drunk driver
A man is dead after a late-night crash with an allegedly intoxicated driver in northwest Harris County, authorities said.
Around 2 a.m., a female driver in a black Mercedes sparked the fatal crash when she went to turn left from the 11100 block of …
Cherry Hill Officer Injured in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident
Route 70 was closed for more than three hours early Saturday morning when an alleged drunk driver struck a Cherry Hill police cruiser head-on in the Kingston section of the township.
An alleged drunk driver …
Staten Island DUI police guilty of negligent homicide in deadly wreck
An off-duty Staten Island cop implicated of owning into a pedestrian while in an inebriated stupor was convicted of criminally irresponsible murder on Friday.
Law enforcement officer Joseph McClean, 32, was also founded guilty of leaving the scene of an accident without reporting and driving under the influence for the Oct. 4, 2013 crash that killed William (Bruce) Hemphill.
The 51-year-old was crossing Simonson Ave. near Richmond Terrace as he made his method to work in Mariners Harbor about 6:15 a.m. that early morning when McClean ramm …
The motorist, 19-year-old Julio Galan, also of Clarksville, suffered injuries. Galan had actually been drinking at the Civic Center prior to the accident, according to …Read the full account here