A tragedy involving a beloved elderly man has led to charges for the driver of the car that allegedly struck him. The 91-year-old California mudslide evacuee was crossing the street near the hotel where he was staying, following the natural disaster. The driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
The latest automobile technology is raising some questions for individuals who choose to drive the cars. One California man was recently arrested on alleged drunk driving charges when he was found supposedly passed out in his Tesla on the Bay Bridge. He claims that the car was on autopilot and was driving itself.
A Christmas Eve shift turned deadly for one officer on the state roads recently. The California Highway Patrol officer was parked by the side of the road while monitoring traffic using a radar gun. The person who crashed into the officer's vehicle is in critical condition but will face drunk driving charges once he is released into police custody. Unfortunately, this tragic event did not need to occur, and the accused man is facing serious felony charges.
Four members of one family were killed as the result of a tragic accident. The collision in California was allegedly caused by one man, who was later apprehended and charged with drunk driving. The man faces other serious charges in relation to the events, but he will be given the opportunity to defend himself in court in order to give his account of the events and avoid any erroneous penalties.
There are many different ways to legally use California roadways. Unfortunately, some of these ways carry more risks than others. For example, motorcyclists have little protection if they get into an accident, putting them at greater risk of harm if they are involved in a collision. Unfortunately, a motorcyclist recently died in an alleged drunk driving crash.
A woman has been placed under arrest in relation to a motor vehicle accident. She has been charged with felony drunk driving after police found her vehicle crashed and both her and her passenger injured. The prosecuting attorney will need to prove the woman, a California resident, was intoxicated at the time of the accident in order to convict her on the charges.
It can be good fun to enjoy a few adult beverages at a party, but the light-hearted evening can become deadly serious if a motor vehicle accident ensues. A California woman is learning exactly this lesson as she faces drunk driving charges stemming from an incident that occurred last year. Unfortunately, her passenger died as a result of a crash, and she is facing serious charges that have been increased to include murder.
A viral video in the news has brought the subject of field sobriety tests to forefront of some people's minds. A police officer clashed with a hospital nurse, demanding to test the blood of an unconscious patient who was neither under arrest or the subject of a warrant. The nurse held her ground, repeating hospital policy, and the incident ended when the police officer forcefully arrested her. So, what are the rules for tests in California when a person is suspected of drunk driving?
A lengthy history of prior charges may make it more difficult for one man to defend his case. In a recent incident in California, a man was arrested for drunk driving when he was allegedly found passed out in his car. The charges follow a series of similar court cases for the man. The August 15 incident was covered in a recent news article that offered only a few details about the man and the arrest.
A teen girl is facing charges following a sensational accident. News of the accident, which resulted in the death of her sister, became viral because she livestreamed the incident on Instagram. A recent news story gives more detail on the charges and of the incident that happened in California.