California: big-rig driver Hilario Urena killed a driver in head-on crash and then fled on foot, say police

Hilario Homberto Urena, 40, of Bay Area suburb of Tracy, allegedly drifted across the yellow line on Haven Avenue and struck an oncoming driver in a sedan. The driver of the car died of his injuries, according to police.

Hilario Humberto Urena DUI fatal hit and run while he was driving a tractor trailer.

New Jersey: Thomas Rinaldi charged with DWI assault after he rammed bicyclist with his pickup

As a result of a cooperative investigation conducted by members of Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit (FAIU) and the Mahwah Police Department, it was determined that at approximately 4:37 p.m. on September 9, 2014, Mr. RINALDI was driving south on Ramapo Valley Road when he made a sharp left hand turn onto North Railroad Avenue. As a result of the way he executed the turn, Mr. RINALDI crossed into the northbound lane of travel and then cut into the oncoming lane of traffic on North Railroad Avenue. As he was turning, Mr. RINALDI struck Mr. Perez head-on. The collision caused Mr. Perez to fall from his bicycle and strike his head. A blood sample was taken from Mr. RINALDI, who appeared to be intoxicated at the time of the collision, and will be submitted for toxicological examination.

Thomas Rinaldi DWI Bergen Co NJ reckless 091114

Illinois: Justin Raven charged with DUI for killing Nicholas S. Kilpatrick

Justin Raven, 21, faces DUI charges in connection with a crash that killed Nicholas S. Kilpatrick, a 17-year-old pedestrian in north suburban McHenry

Justin Raven DUI fatal killed Nicholas Kilpatrick

South Carolina: Drew Greene charged with DUI homicide in deaths of Michele & Joshua Silvers

Troopers said Greene blew through the red light, smashing into the Silvers’ car before three more cars were involved in the wreck.

According to Addis, Michele Silvers was driving at the time of the crash. He said she was taken to Oconee Medical Center, where she died from neck trauma due to blunt force trauma. Addis said Joshua Silvers was thrown from the passenger seat. He died on the scene from head and neck trauma

Drew Greene DUI double fatal Oconee County SC 091014

Maryland: Brian Gore died in high-speed booze cruise, say police

The investigation into this crash has revealed that the vehicle, a white 2005 Acura TL four door, was travelling east on Friendship Rd. Just east of the intersection with Boyds Turn Rd., the vehicle travelled off of the right side of the roadway and into the grass. Once in the grass, the driver lost control of the car. The Acura then reentered the roadway and began to spin. The vehicle then travelled across the roadway and off of the left side of the road. The Acura then travelled up an embankment and struck a light support pole and a tree before coming to rest.

Anne Arundel County Fire Dept. on scene of crash

South Carolina: Denise Crowley-Treier charged with DUI in death of Jonathan Friday

Investigators say Crowley-Treier was driving west in the eastbound lane of Hwy 170 when she struck Jonathan Friday’s car head-on. It all happened around 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 16. Friday’s 4-year-old daughter Sophia was in the back seat at the time.

Denise Crowley-Treier charged with DUI in death of Jonathan Friday in Beaufort SC Aug 16 2014

California: Jonathan Eduardo Garcia-Avila released on bond after killing Osvaldo Ramirez and Tierra Reagins in DUI crash

The car’s driver, Jonathan Eduardo Garcia-Avila, 21, of Cathedral City was arrested Wednesday at a hospital, where he was treated for injuries suffered in the crash that killed passengers Osvaldo Ramirez, 21, of Cathedral City and Tierra Reagins, 18, of Palm Springs

Tierra-Reagins killed by Jonathan Garcia-Avila in Riverside Co Calif 090614 DUI

South Carolina: Andrew Lanzaro charged with reckless homicide in death of Justin Plumlee; possible hate crime as driver charged with running down two people after leaving bar

A 31-year-old man accused in a fatal hit-and-run in Folly Beach on Saturday was arrested a few months ago for driving under the influence.
According to court records, on July 9, Andrew Lanzaro was arrested for driving under the influence, narcotics and simple possession of marijuana. He was released on a $26,642 bond.

Court records state Lanzaro was also arrested on July 18 for public drunkenness, and was released.

Andrew Lanzaro DUI Folly Beach SC Police Dept. 090314

Texas: Mackey Allen Keith charged with DWI; struck and killed Josh Fergeson running across East Freeway

HOUSTON, TEXAS (Sept. 3, 2014) — Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal traffic accident at 1500 East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10) about 10:10 p.m. on Saturday (August 30).

The suspect, Mackey Allen Keith, 61, is charged with driving while intoxicated in Harris County Criminal Court #11.

Mackey Allen Keith charged with DWI fatal Houston Police 090314

California: DUI Mercedes driver ran down and killed bicyclist Michael Peter Bastien in Huntington Beach

Arriving officers located the injured bicyclist lying in the roadway being tended to by citizens. Huntington Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the critically injured male to UCI Medical Center. The male ultimately succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. The bicyclist, a 55 year old resident of Huntington Beach, was identified by coroner’s officials Tuesday as 55-year-old Michael Peter Bastien.

Huntington Beach Police patrol at beach