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August 2014 Archives

Virginia man accused of drunk driving after serious car accident

The police department in Waynesboro, Virginia, is conducting an investigation into a car crash that critically injured one man. The two-car crash was allegedly caused by a 21-year-old man who has since been charged with DUI by authorities. Police say that the charges will likely be upgraded upon the completion of their investigation.

Virginia man loses his life in tragic DUI motor vehicle accident

A tragic Saturday night motor vehicle accident has left one man dead in Hampton, Virginia. Another man was charged with DUI in the incident. Police arrived at the scene of the crash at approximately 10:42 p.m. to find the 53-year-old victim with catastrophic injuries. Unfortunately, medics were unable to save him, and he was pronounced dead at the car accident scene. A city spokesperson indicated that the deceased driver had been employed by the Parks and Recreation Department in Special Events since the beginning of 2014.

Man pleads guilty to DUI manslaughter in motor vehicle accident

A 53-year-old man could spend up to 20 years in jail after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and drunk driving. In his legal proceedings, the man was accused of killing a couple from Ashburn, Virginia, who were riding a motorcycle not far from their home. The tragic motor vehicle accident occurred at approximately 1 a.m. on a Sunday morning last October.

Study: Texting laws decrease motor vehicle accident deaths

Statistics from a study conducted by a southern university prove that texting-and-driving laws are working. The study shows that states with primary texting-and-driving bans show on average a three percent drop in motor vehicle accident fatalities. This decline translates to an average of 19 lives saved per year in each state that has enacted such legislation.

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