Witness says Nakhla's speed caused fatal wreck
Mobile police officers told jurors what they observed about Dr. Jonathan Nakhla’s alleged intoxication, what his Audi’s computer recorded and what area surveillance camera captured leading up to the car wreck that killed Samantha Thomas on Aug. 1, 2020. Before the eighth day of the Mobile neurosurgeon’s trial...
Woman with Cerebral Palsy Sentenced to Jail After Yelling at Cyclist to Get Off Sidewalk Before Rider Died
A pedestrian has been sentenced to three years in prison after she yelled at a cyclist who then fell into the street, was hit by a car, and died. In October 2020, Auriol Grey, 49, was walking on a sidewalk in Cambridgeshire, a county in England, when Celia Ward was cycling towards her on the same sidewalk.
Grinning cyclist, 25, who mowed down boy, 13, at red light walks free
Slide 1 of 5: A grinning cyclist who mowed down a 13-year-old boy while doing a 'wheelie' at red traffic lights walked free from court after the judge accepted he had shown 'genuine remorse.' Robert Andrews (pictured left), 25, caused life-threatening injuries to the boy after he failed to spot the stop signal at a major road junction in Wigan while balancing his bike on one wheel - ploughing into the teenager who was walking home from school. The boy, a talented golfer, suffered injuries so severe that doctors had to remove his spleen, and he has since been unable to play full rounds of his favorite sport. He also faces being on antibiotics for the rest of his life to reduce the chances of infection.
Moment driver speeds into oncoming traffic during police chase
This video shows a pursuit through Royal Wootton Bassett after officers attempted to stop a BMW on false plates. The driver, Darren Reed, has been jailed and disqualified from driving.Credit: Wiltshire Police.
SAPD: 2 drivers arrested on DWI charges after couple who stopped to help one gets hit by the other
A couple who stopped to help one driver suspected of driving while drunk was hit by another driver -- also suspected of drunken driving, San Antonio police said Saturday. The couple, a 30-year-old man and 42-year-old woman, were in a Ford F-150 southbound in the 15400 block of U.S. 281 just before 2:30 a.m. when they stopped behind a Ford Fusion that was disabled on the highway, according to a police report.
DUI Resulting In Death: Charges, Penalties & More
Drunk driving is a serious matter, sometimes deadly serious. A DUI resulting in death is always tragic. Whether it also results in harsh penalties for the driver is another question. Depending on the circumstances, the jurisdiction where it happened, and even who the prosecutor and judge are, a driver who...
LAPD gets warrant for Anne Heche's blood in wake of near-deadly crash
On Aug. 5, Heche crashed her Mini Cooper into a garage at a Mar Vista apartment complex. 'New York Post' reports that she proceeded to back up, drive away and then crash into a home nearby which started a fire. Heche was driving so fast through the residential area that her car was lodged 30 feet inside the house. According to 'New York Post,' the fire was so intense that it took close to 60 firefighters over an hour to extinguish it. There was one person in the house who was not injured, but Heche was burned and taken to the hospital.
Anne Heche Could Face Criminal Charges for Fiery Wreck as Police Await Results From Blood Drawn Under Warrant
UPDATE 2:50 p.m.: A rep for Heche now says she is in “extreme critical” condition and in a coma. Click here for updates on her condition. Anne Heche could face criminal hit-and-run and DUI charges depending on the outcome of a blood sample take under warrant by police on the night she crashed her car into a Los Angeles home, TheWrap has learned.
Anne Heche Investigated for Driving under the influence, LAPD Get Warrant for Blood Sample
Police think that Anne Heche may have been drunk or high when she crashed her car into a garage and a house, starting a huge fire. FOX3 heard from LAPD sources that the authority had a warrant to take Anne’s blood. We don’t know the results yet, but police think she was drunk when she crashed on Friday. We’ve been told that it could take weeks for the blood tests to come back.
Speeding drug-driver, 25, who killed a newly married cyclist is jailed for just 21 months
A speeding drug-driver who ran down and killed a newly married cyclist just seconds after texting a friend while behind the wheel has been jailed for 21 months. Kornel Marcinek, 25, struck Joe Burton from behind with his BMW while driving at 37mph in a 30 zone in Southampton, just before 10pm on July 23, 2021.
Officer charged with dangerous driving after boy seriously hurt
A Greater Manchester Police officer has been charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a crash that left a teenage boy with a "life-changing injury". He was struck by a police vehicle in December 2020, the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said. Sarah De Meulemeester, 25, based...
Drunk driver re-sentenced
A Noxen woman convicted of vehicular homicide for a drunken-driving crash that killed a 45-year-old motorcyclist in Mountain Top will be re-sentenced in September after absconding from a halfway house, a judge ordered on July 13.
Man accused of running over couple while intoxicated in SE Harris County
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A 51-year-old man was arrested for allegedly running over a couple while he was intoxicated, according to authorities. The video above is from ABC13's 24/7 live stream. On July 12 at about 6:15 p.m., Harris County Precinct 2 Constable deputies responded to an auto-pedestrian crash...
Cop Charged With DUI in Patrol Car Had 'Three Tall Boys' Before Shift
With slurred speech and wobbly balance, Officer Oscar Mayorga said he was heading to work and initially denied drinking that day.
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