DUI Accidents and Events in West Virginia
Drug and alcohol driving is increasing at a rapid rate in Virginia. Accidents have risen by 1.8% as compared to accidents that happened the previous year. 40 000 people were killed in 2015 out of this 15 270 was due to drunk driving. The level of alcohol content is measured in the body through BAC units. The recommended level of blood content in the body is 0.008. Accidents are causing more harm to many families and friends. Those left with injuries suffer from emotional and psychological problems.
- Policeman arrested for DUI crash
Officers arrested a 26-year-old man who killed women and injured many others in Sterling, Virginia early Tuesday. According to the officer, Andrew Glenn while driving creased his car and went into a traffic provider. He flipped it while driving on Route 28 in Frying Pan Road. Glenn was charged with driving under revoked licenses and with DUI. Police who arrest Andrew Glenn narrated that two women were thrown out from the Jeep. One woman by the name Gabby Perry, 22 years old died instantly. The woman came from Leesburg. The other woman succumbed to serious injuries and was taken to nearby hospital. Gleen and his colleague remained inside their car. According to the police who arrive first on the scene says that Glen and other person were not seriously injured. The crash is now under investigation to determine if Glenn was under DUI or not.
• Drunk driver causes accident after running red light
Police reported that drunken driver caused a multi car lineup that occurred in, Albermarle County, Virginia. The driver did not stop at the red light because of his reckless and selfish actions. It causes the dangerous situation for both the passengers and motorists. A total of six people were taken to the hospital, but at least none of them was in a life threatening situation. One driver out of the six people that were taken to hospital suffered from broken collar bone while the others the police described it as minor injuries.
Police who arrested the driver narrates that he was driving on Saturday morning 17th. The driver hit another vehicle that was driving in the opposite direction before colliding with other two cars. The police did not release the alcohol content of the driver during the time of the crash. The driver in question is now facing several charges such as running a red light, driving while intoxicated and also driving with a revoked license.
• Man charged with DUI who killed 22-year-old woman
A man called Chesapeake was charged with DUI with the connection of a crash on 1-264 on with Duck Road on Sunday morning. According to police in Virginia, a car, 2012 Mazda 3 was stopped by the police driving in the left lane of westbound I-1264 with lights on. Another vehicle 2005 Toyota Tacoma crashed the Mazda car from behind. This incident happened at 3:00 am.
The driver of the Mazda car was 22 years old, Teja Freeman died on the spot. The lady came from Norfolk and luckily she was the only in the car. The driver who drove from behind was 28 years old Christopher Kita from Tacoma. The police charged with DUI and involuntary manslaughter. The record in the court also shows that the same Kita was also accused of DWI less than one month ago. The family of Freeman told the Ten on Your side that they are not holding any grudge against Kita.
• Two people killed in their vehicle crash
Two people on Wednesday died when three cars hit on Interstate 264 Virginia Beach. The sergeant in Virginia Police Department narrates to DUIwise that one among the three vehicles that crashed came across the median on the westbound side of Interstate- 264 and hit the two cars head on. This incidence happened in Bird neck Road Overpass. According to the police who recorded the incidence said that Michael Terrance Goldstone, 61-year-old from Virginia Beach was killed immediately and when his car silver Ford Taurus came to the media into the oncoming traffic.
Goldstone vehicle hit a Toyotal Corolla gray that was driven by Darlene Varney 53 year old from Virginia Beach. Officer says that the Goldstone Vehicle hit another Suzuki Sidekick that was driven By Aaron Miles Collins, 23-year-old from Virginia Beach. Both Collier and Gold stone died on the spot while police took Miles to Virginal Beach General Hospital. Varney suffered minor injuries. The blood content of Goldstone was 0.08.
• Teenager left dead after car crash
A recent accident occurred on First Colonial Road. Jacob Beitz, the driver who causes an accident was intoxicated on I-264 when he crashed back an SUV and sedan at an approximately 80mph. DUIwise.com updated the incident. The wreck unfortunately left dead a 19-year-old Jacinta Fischer. Other two kids were rushed to the hospital and treated for serious injuries. Both the passenger and driver at SUV were not injured.
Jacinta Fischer had recently graduated from a high school previous year, he had enrolled in post-secondary school and wanted to see a doctor during the time of the accident. Prosecutors have filed 18 charges against Jacob Beitz among them is DWI charges, reckless and careless driving, voluntary manslaughter and felony death by motor vehicle. Immediately the police rushed to the place of the accident, Jacob wanted to escape, forcing the police to force him Jacob Bietz is currently in prison on a bond of $635 000. DUIwise.com updated this incident.
Many accidents have been reported mainly on DUI charges. According to many studies, DUI accidents occur after every forty minutes in the US. Virginia authorities have introduced statutory punitive charges to people who are found driving under the influence. This charge allows the victim to compensate the affected family. The BAC has also be reduced to 0.05 from initially 0.08. This will deter drivers from driving when alcohol or drug substance is high in the body. All the drivers in the road should submit to Blood Alcohol test when the officers demand so. Some drivers have been reported driving with an alcohol content higher than 0.10. This content is the main reason why fatal accidents are happening every day.