There are a variety of scenarios in which a person may lose control of a vehicle and cross into the wrong lane of traffic. Whether it stems from the onset of a medical condition, or from a moment of distraction, should this action lead to a collision, the results can be disastrous. Unfortunately, one person has been accused of drunk driving following a recent head-on collision in California.
In the moment it takes to read a text or reach for something in the passenger seat, a motor vehicle can drift off course and travel hundreds of feet in the wrong direction. Once a vehicle veers off the road, panic may set in and leave a driver incapable of making the necessary maneuvers to minimize the fallout. A recent single-vehicle accident in California that left a 36-year-old woman with major injuries has also left her accused of drunk driving.
Being involved in a motor vehicle collision can be a scary experience. Upon getting in an accident, the average person might be uncertain how best to respond, and the stress involved may cause a person to make decisions that are not advisable, such as fleeing the scene. Unfortunately, a recent accident involving similar circumstances in California has left a 19-year-old man accused of drunk driving.
Operating a commercial vehicle can be a demanding task and with the decrease in maneuverability, any errors can be difficult to correct. Those who veer off course in such a vehicle may find themselves facing a potentially hazardous scenario that could place their safety and health at risk. Unfortunately, a recent single-vehicle crash in California has left the driver of a cement truck facing DUI charges.
Law enforcement officers employ a variety of measures in an attempt to cut down on driver impairment. In some cases, authorities may set up temporary DUI checkpoints, and those who encounter these checkpoints may be uncertain of their rights and how best to handle the situation. Several drivers were given citations at a recent checkpoint in California that also left two individuals facing DUI charges.
Motor vehicle accidents may take place under a variety of circumstances. For instance, with the inherent reduction in visibility, accidents that take place at night may simply be the result of poor lighting and driver disorientation. Unfortunately, a recent single-vehicle accident in which a passenger suffered injuries has left a 25-year-old man facing felony DUI charges in California.
A car accident can occur at any given moment and being involved in a collision can be a daunting experience. Those who suffer serious injuries in an accident may also face extensive medical bills and a lengthy period of recovery, which is a combination that can have a substantial impact on a person's future. Unfortunately, a recent accident in California has also left a 23-year-old woman accused of drunk driving.
Pedestrian-related collisions can have devastating consequences, and being involved in such an accident can be a daunting experience. Those who hit and cause injuries to a pedestrian may carry the experience with them for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, a recent collision involving similar circumstances has left a 48-year-old man facing drunk driving charges in California.
Being involved in a fatal motor vehicle accident can be a stressful and daunting process. Those who survive such an incident might experience severe emotional trauma in the process and they may carry the experience with them throughout life. Unfortunately, a recent fatal accident that is said to have occurred in California has left a 35-year-old man accused of drunk driving.
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.