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27-year-old Chelmsford native woman killed by alleged drunk driver in California

On Friday night, 27-year-old Rachel Morrison, who was an academic and athletic star at the Academy of Notre Dame in Tyngsboro, was killed in a San Diego suburb when she was hit by a driver who was driving under the influence of alcohol and fled the accident spot. According to Notre Dame’s athletic director, Lisa Zappala, she was training to run the Boston Marathon with her father, with the two of them training on both vibramycin online no… Read More

Drunk driver arrested after crashing into fire hydrant

According to the police and fire officials, a driver was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence after an accident that sheared off a fire hydrant sending water gushing 60 feet into the air in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early this morning. According to the fire department, the collision was reported outside 691 O’Farrell Street near Hyde Street around 12:42 a.m. A collision happened between a taxi and a sedan which sent the taxi into the fire… Read More

CHP announces DUI Checkpoint in Santa Clarita

On Wednesday, the California Highway Patrol announced that CHP officers from the Newhall area office will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County that will start from 6:30 p.m. on Friday and will end at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday. A news release by the CHP Newhall area office states that the CHP officers will stop the motorists only for a short time while they check drivers for sobriety and informational signs advising motorists of… Read More

Petaluma DUI Checkpoint, Patrols nets 5

PETALUMA – On Saturday night, 5 individuals were taken into custody by the Petaluma police on suspicion of driving under the influence during a checkpoint and saturation patrols, according to police sergeant. On Saturday, the checkpoint was conducted from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and a total of 649 drivers were screened by the officers for signs of DUI and to check their driver’s licenses, said police Sgt. Jim Stephenson. Officers issued field sobriety tests to 13 drivers from which… Read More

Texting while driving more dangerous than drunk driving

SAN DIEGO – Sending messages from a cell phone while driving a motor vehicle is dangerous than driving under the influence of alcohol. This statement was passed by the California Highway Patrol as the ratio of DUI convictions continues to increase all over the state. If an individual drinks alcohol and then gets behind the wheel, then he/she is 3 to 4 times more likely to be involved in an accident as compared to sober drivers. If an individual drives… Read More

Wrong-way drunken driver kills six in Southern California

According to the authorities, 21-year-old Olivia Carolee Culbreath, a drunken wrong-way driver in Southern California, slammed head-on into an SUV due to which six individuals died. According to the Los Angeles Times report, Culbreath faces felony charges of DUI and manslaughter in the fatal collision. Witnesses said Culbreath was driving at a speed of more than 100 mph. The accident occurred less than an hour prior to another deadly head-on accident that killed 5 in Florida. Culbreath suffered life-threatening injuries… Read More

State Bar of California judge recommends Law License Suspension for Drunk-Driving SF prosecutor

SAN FRANCISCO – A state bar judge of California has advised the suspension of two years of the law license of a former San Francisco prosecutor who has 3 DUI convictions. Marc Guillory was the deputy district attorney of San Francisco from 2006 to 2012 and for 4 years he held a similar position in San Bernardino before that. Marc Guillory has prosecuted at least fifteen to twenty driving under influence cases and settled hundred others by 2007, according to… Read More

Sole survivor of California wrong-way crash recalls horror of crash that killed 6

The only surviving victim of the deadly wrong-way accident, in which 6 individuals died in Southern California on Sunday, recalled the chilling moment he realized many lives were lost in the horrific accident. According to 57-year-old Joel Cortez, he was sitting in his crushed Ford Freestyle when a suspected driver driving under the influence of alcohol caused the three-car accident and he could hear panicked screaming voices in the darkness. Cortez told KTLA, “I heard people talking on the outside…. Read More

Former divorce lawyer involved in SF Bay area ‘dirty DUI’ case sentenced to 2 years

SAN FRANCISCO – On Monday, 62-year-old Mary Nolan of Oakland was sentenced in the San Francisco Bay area’s so-called “dirty DUI” police, according to the Contra Costa Times report. She has been sentenced to 2 years in jail for illegally spying on her clients’ estranged spouses and evading taxes. In 2013, she gave up her law license and paid $469,000 after pleading guilty. According to the prosecutors, Nolan hired a private investigator, Christopher Butler, who is now in jail on… Read More

Alleged drunk driver injured woman badly in S.F.

On Friday night, a woman was hit by a drunken driver at 30th and Mission streets and she suffered serious injuries in the accident. The woman was transferred to San Francisco General Hospital for treatment of life-threatening nexium generic over the counter Police has not released the name of the woman. Till Saturday, no information was provided due to the patient privacy Buspar generic over the counter 45-year-old James Bell of San Francisco was driving the vehicle and… Read More

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