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1 accused of drunk driving in accident that injures 2

Being involved in a serious motor vehicle accident can be a devastating experience. Once a dangerous collision occurs, law enforcement agents may be tasked with investigating the incident to determine what might have caused it to take place. Unfortunately, a recent collision that injured two individuals, one of whom was an on-duty police officer, has left a 49-year-old man accused of drunk driving in California.

Pedestrian accident leaves 1 facing drunk driving charges

Once a collision takes place, it may be advisable to remain at the scene and check on the safety of all parties involved. Should a person choose to leave the scene of a crash, authorities may be more inclined to suspect the presence of wrongful behavior. A 74-year-old man has recently been accused of drunk driving in relation to his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident that injured a pedestrian in California.

1 facing DUI charges after driving car into ocean in California

There might be a variety of scenarios in which a person could lose control of a vehicle and veer off course. In some cases, a moment of distraction can have a similar outcome, and a medical emergency can also leave a person momentarily incapable of staying on course. A recent incident in which witnesses claim a car veered onto the beach and became slightly submerged in the ocean has left a man facing DUI charges in California.

1 accused of DUI during recent traffic stop in California

While being involved in a traffic stop might not be ideal, in some cases, it could be unavoidable. Even something as minor as a burnt-out headlight or noisy exhaust pipe could prompt authorities to pull a driver over. Unfortunately, a recent traffic stop in California has left a 52-year-old woman facing DUI charges after she allegedly struck a police car and attempted to flee the scene.

Off-duty police officer faces DUI charges in California

There may be a multitude of scenarios in which a driver can become drowsy while operating a motor vehicle. Those who are on the road for extended periods or have demanding work schedules could be more susceptible to fatigue. Unfortunately, an off-duty police officer has been arrested and is now facing DUI charges after allegedly falling asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle in California.

2 facing DUI charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of a crash

Two individuals have been arrested in relation to an incident in which a passenger allegedly attempted to switch seats with a driver after a crash in California. Leaving the scene of a crash is never advisable and can also lead to criminal charges. Regardless of the motivations behind a similar action, switching seats with a driver while under the influence may only make matters worse and could leave both parties accused of DUI.

Car trouble leads to DUI charges for California man

Car trouble can happen to anyone at any moment and can leave a person stranded on the side of the road. Upon encountering such a vehicle, authorities may stop in to check on the driver and offer assistance where necessary. Unfortunately, an incident that took place under similar circumstances in California has left a 23-year-old man facing DUI charges.

1 facing DUI charges after losing leg in motorcycle crash

Being involved in a motorcycle accident can be a devastating experience that could leave a person with life-altering injuries. While dealing with serious injuries can be challenging enough as is, should authorities believe the accident occurred under suspicious circumstances, a person could also face criminal charges. A 60-year-old man is facing DUI charges after losing his leg during a recent motorcycle accident in California.

DUI: 1 accused of operating electric scooter while impaired

After a night out on the town having drinks with family or friends, many individuals in California may choose to forgo operating a motor vehicle and pursue alternate forms of transportation. However, a person might find it advisable to take care when choosing another method of travel, as operating any manner of vehicle during this time could lead to criminal charges. A 41-year-old man has reportedly received a citation for DUI after allegedly operating an electric scooter while impaired.

1 charged with DUI following alleged pursuit in California

Being involved in a routine traffic stop can be a stressful and harrowing experience. However, attempting to evade a traffic stop is never advisable and may only lead law enforcement agents to have increased suspicion of unlawful activity. A 46-year-old man has been arrested and accused of DUI after allegedly leading police on a short pursuit during a recent incident in California.

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