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Deadly Wrong-Way Raleigh Crash May Be Alcohol-Related

Raleigh police suspect alcohol played a role in a head-on collision that killed two drivers on I-440 early in the morning on December 22, 2015. Police have identified the drivers as 34-year-old Jesus Leon Galera and 21-year-old Alejandro Mendez Gonzalez. Police reported that a 911 caller alerted authorities that a car was headed the wrong… Read More »

Habitual DWI Offender Charged With Manslaughter in North Carolina

A 43-year-old North Carolina man is facing a manslaughter charge after a passenger in his vehicle was killed in a crash. According to police, the man was driving on Ranklin Hill Road with a female passenger when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree on August 5. Both he and his… Read More »

Reducing Drunk Driving Deaths: The Need for High Visibility

To discourage drunk driving and reduce resulting death rates, safety agencies are turning up the visibility of enforcement efforts. In May of 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a report containing recommendations for eliminating deaths associated with drunk driving. Noting that more than 10,000 people are killed and 170,000 injured each year in… Read More »

Garner, NC Man Killed in Drunk Driving Accident

In April 26th, 2014, a drunk driving collision had horrific consequences for Rex Todd of Garner, North Carolina, and his wife, Mary Lou. Mr. and Mrs. Todd were driving west on Interstate 440 near the I-40 exit for Jones Franklin Road when an eastbound pick-up driven by Jacob Press of Raleigh crossed the median and… Read More »

The Aftermath of St. Patrick’s Day

Last year, 19,801 traffic and criminal violations were recorded over St. Patrick’s Day weekend in North Carolina, according to the Department of Transportation’s Booze It & Lose It campaign. One of these accidents may have involved a Raleigh-Durham man who is currently being charged in a deadly vehicle crash.  Ray Rouse IV was allegedly driving… Read More »

Dead in the Night: The Tragedy of Drunk Driving

She was young, beautiful and only 25 years of age. She worked at Snoopy’s Hot Dogs and More and attended cosmetology school. She was driving the speed limit in a 1997 Mazda on Interstate 440 at 4:00 a.m. on a Sunday in October. She did not live to see the dawn. He was 25 years… Read More »

Drunk Driving Fatalities: Getting to Zero

As we all know, heavy machinery and alcohol do not mix. Earlier this year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) presented recommendations on better ways to deal with people who choose to get behind the wheel of their car after having a drink, or three. In North Carolina, there were more than 10,000 alcohol-associated crashes… Read More »

Man Gets Caught Through Facebook Post

An Oregon man learned that the best way to get caught committing a crime is to talk about it on Facebook. On New Year’s Day police showed up at his door after they were alerted to a Facebook post he wrote about driving drunk. The post was as follows: “Drivin drunk… classic 😉 but to… Read More »

Injured by a Drunk Driver? You May Be Entitled to Extra Damages

Marie Crooke and her daughter Jennifer Hunt were killed by an alleged drunk driver just days before New Year’s. The two women were riding in Ms. Crooke’s car in Mathews Township when Justin Jones slammed into their vehicle, killing the two women and injuring Ms. Hunt’s daughters who were also passengers in the vehicle. Mr…. Read More »

Actors Aren’t Exempt From the Laws of the Road

Posted on Aug 6, 2012 11:18am PDT It’s one thing to be involved in a car accident, to be rear-ended and know that you are required to exchange information, and spend likely the next hour dealing with insurance details. It is a whole new experience when the woman who rear-ends you is the famous actor… Read More »

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