Articles Tagged with Fatal Drunk Driving Accidents

According to a recent news article from The Boston Globe, a 33-year-old suspect from Norwood, Massachusetts has been charged with various criminal offenses after he was involved in serious drunk driving accident in which one of his passengers was killed and the other suffered severe personal injuries.

prison-1431136-mAuthorities are still conducting their investigation into the cause of this deadly drunk driving accident, but they have formed the opinion that defendant ran a stop sign as he was driving west while another car was headed through the intersection from a cross street, and the two vehicles crashed into each other. Continue reading

While many associate drunk driving with teens who tend to act in a reckless manner, the victims of serious and sometimes fatal drunk driving accidents can be any age. According to a recent news article from CBS, a family is left to mourn for a 74-year-old victim who was killed as result of a fatal drunk driving car accident, which occurred in Massachusetts.

drunk alcoholAuthorities say the elderly woman left her home on a Friday afternoon to run a quick errand. While she was out, an SUV crashed into her car from behind. At some point after impact, the woman was ejected from her car, but the vehicle continued to travel 100 feet in the wrong direction down the highway, and it then rolled over. Continue reading

While drunk driving car accidents, including alcohol-related fatal car accidents, are always problems, there are certain times of year when we see perennial increases in drunk driving incidents. There is a noted increase around the holidays between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day in the fall and winter, along with this time of year, at the end of the summer, when we tend to see a large increase in drunk driving accidents as well.

125242_moralization_-_1It is for this reason the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) runs its annual “Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over” anti-drunk driving public safety campaign around this time of year. According to a recent news article from the Wall Street Journal, the three-week annual campaign goes from late August through Labor Day. Labor day is one of the times when we typically see big increases in drunk driving arrests and drunk driving car accidents. Continue reading

Every day, thousands of people drive drunk in the United States. If any of these people are at all worried about the consequences, they are generally worried about getting arrested. The sad reality is there are often far more serious consequences than being arrested, and those consequences are faced by innocents victims who are seriously injured or killed in drunk driving car accidents.

memorial-day-1189711-mAccording to a recent article from WCVB Boston, a community is mourning the loss of a teacher at a Quincy school who was killed in a drunk driving car accident. The 23-year-old teacher was lying unconscious alongside the road with her boyfriend next to her, according to authorities. Later that same day, police arrested a 21-year-old woman for drunk driving, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident with personal injury and other related charges. Continue reading

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