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Eric Washburn

DWI Charges Issued in Deadly Charlotte Crash

A 23-year-old man in Charlotte, North Carolina has been charged in a fatal DWI crash that killed a man on July 21. The DWI crash occurred at 1:45 AM on North Tryon Street in Charlotte.  The Charlotte police stated that […]

Randy Appleton

2 Die in Wrong-Way Crash Near Annapolis MD

For the third time in two months, a driver got onto a major highway near Annapolis, Maryland and went in the wrong direction, then slammed into oncoming traffic. This time, two people died in a July 25 wrong-way crash on […]

Randy Appleton

North Carolina Woman Dies in Golf Cart Accident

A North Carolina woman was killed in a golf cart accident in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on July 27.  According to the North Myrtle Beach police, the golf cart accident happened at 6 pm when the driver of a […]

Eric Washburn

Chicago Woman Charged With DUI That Killed Passenger

A woman in Chicago has been charged with drunk driving for an accident that killed her passenger on June 16 on the city’s west side.  The woman was charged this week with a single count of aggravated DUI in a […]

Eric Washburn

Drunk Boating Accident Leads to Amputation, Other Injuries

Ten people were thrown overboard when an Indiana boat driver lost control of her speed boat on July 15 on Lake Gage in Indiana. Several people suffered serious injuries, including a lower arm amputation and a skull fracture.  The police […]

Eric Washburn

Speed Kills: Federal Traffic Safety Researchers Can Prove It

An NTSB report issued in late July 2017 “links speeding to 112,580 passenger vehicle highway crash fatalities between 2005-2014. To put that number in perspective, nearly the same number of people – 112,948 – died in alcohol-involved crashes in the same period.”

Rick Shapiro

Durham Man Kills Motorcyclist

A man from Durham, North Carolina was charged in a car accident on July 15 that killed a motorcyclist.  Durham Police stated that a 1996 Cadillac Seville driven by Rodney McLaurin, 45, was turning left in Durham from Massey Ave. […]

Randy Appleton

Driver May Be Charged in North Carolina Pickup Truck Crash

A 19-year-old in North Carolina is facing charges after a pickup truck accident killed two teenagers on June 13, according to a North Caroline state trooper.  The fatal, one-vehicle pickup accident happened in Balsam Grove, North Carolina, which is a remote […]

Rick Shapiro

How Marijuana Legalization Affects Car Accident Rates

A pair of studies were released last month that comes to seemingly opposite conclusions about whether an increase in the use of marijuana is causing a higher number of car accidents across the US. The first study, which was done […]

Randy Appleton

100+ MPH Drunk Driver Injures Three in Head-On Crash

A drunk driver traveling in excess of 100 MPH in Salisbury, North Carolina caused a crash that injured three, and shut down a portion of Jake Alexander Blvd. in Salisbury on June 11.  The North Carolina State Police reported that […]