California: Highway Patrol says Jason King was DUI and wrong way when he killed Anne Li Baldock and Madison Cornwell in head-on crash

Anne Li Baldock, 24, and 23-year-old Madison Elizabeth Cornwell – both students at UC San Diego School of Medicine – died on the Cabrillo (state Route 163) freeway in the University Heights area Saturday morning when the 2014 Toyota Prius they were in collided with a 2000 Ford F-350, authorities confirmed

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Nevada: Sisters Mesha and Gabby were killed by DUI driver Seong Mo Lee; 2nd time DUI driver appears in court

Vehicles are meant to crumple from front to back and back to front to absorb that energy. They’re not meant to take those side impacts like that and when they do, it crushes into the passenger compartment,”said Sgt. Richard Strader, Metro Police. “The intrusion on that vehicle is almost from one side to the other; and that’s why the passengers were stuck in there because they were trapped in that vehicle.”

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Oregon: Donna Cowling’s great DUI adventure of the day she backed into police car

When she made contact with the patrol car, she accelerated in an apparent attempt to flee. Deputies were able to detain her and determine she was driving under the influence of alcohol.

Donna Cowling backed into parked police car. Charged with DUI

Montana: Cal Erickson Mullen and Jason West with fatal DUI Interstate 15 crash; Mullen sentenced to prison for 5 years hard time

West admitted to having four alcoholic drinks earlier in the night. Court documents said his BAC varied from 0.10 at the scene to .08 in a blood test. He also showed signs of impairment in four out of six field sobriety tests.

West is facing three felony charges of criminal endangerment for driving after drinking and inattentively. Prosecutors filed one count per passenger in his vehicle.

After reconstructing the crash, Montana Highway Patrol troopers determined “that a driver paying attention to the road would have had sufficient time and distance to either stop or slow and steer around a hazard in the road,” court documents say.

Cal Erickson Mullen sentenced to 5 years in prison for death of Wyman Hewitt.

California: Lakeport Police charge Scott Thomas Imrie with DUI following crash

Lakeport Police Officer’s determined through their investigation that Imrie was impaired and driving under the influence of alcohol with initial blood alcohol tests showing he was more than two times the legal limit.

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Maryland: Boozing Manuel Valencia Celebrates Cinco de Mayo by Killing Charles Nossick in DUI crash

ARNOLD, MD. Another boozing driver on Maryland roadways blew a red light on Rt. 2 at College Parkway and in addition to ending his own life, caused an innocent victim to die as well.

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