Maryland: State Trooper hit by DUI driver Franklin Hernandez — who failed to move over!

Cpl. Hirsch along with another trooper were conducting a vehicle search on I-495 in the area of the Greenbelt Metro Station. Both Maryland State Police patrol units were stopped with their emergency equipment activated on the right road shoulder. While conducting a search, a 2005 Chevrolet failed to obey the move over law, and struck Cpl. Hirsch while standing on the right shoulder. The vehicle was stopped a short distance later.

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New Jersey: Michael P. Ettz indicted for DWI crash that injured Bergen Police Officer Daniel Breslin

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced today that the grand jury has returned criminal charges against MICHAEL P. ETTZ of Lodi in connection with a DWI crash that occurred in Lodi on April 19, 2014. Specifically, ETTZ was indicted for 2nd degree Aggravated Assault; 3rd degree Assault by Auto While DWI; and 3rd degree Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury to Another. ETTZ’s total exposure on these charges is a maximum of 15 years.

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North Carolina: Henry O’Neal Carroll Jr. convicted of DWI manslaughter; Delphia Renee Whisnant Sumpter heads to prison on habitual DWI rap

Delphia Renee Whisnant Sumpter, 44, of Valdese, was convicted this week of two felony counts of habitual driving while impaired and felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. She was sentenced to between 3.3 years and 5.5 years in state prison

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South Carolina: Spartanburg deputy injured when hit head-on by DUI driver Drako Nesbitt

Last night a Spartanburg County Sheriffs Deputy was involved in a serious vehicle accident on Highway 221 near S. Church St Ext. The Deputies vehicle was struck head-on by a suspected drunk driver, the suspect has been identified as Drako Nesbitt. The South Carolina Highway Patrol has charged Nesbitt with DUI, and several other charges. The Deputy suffered a light concussion, whiplash, and injuries from airbag deployment and is at home and resting. Nesbitt is currently in the Spartanburg County Sheriffs Office Detention Center awaiting bond.

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California: Speedy Gonzales wrecked 3 cop cars, injured 2 deputies in 100 mph jaunt; DUI charges expected

As the driver headed east on Todd Road, he encountered more patrol cars. He spun his car around and crashed. He was stopped parallel to a patrol car with two more facing him. He revved the engine and plowed head-on into a stopped patrol car. He was then boxed-in on all side by patrol cars, thus ending the chase.

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Maryland: DUI driver struck a Montgomery County police officer who was directing traffic around crash scene

SILVER SPRING, MD. — 07/02/2014 — A Montgomery County Police Officer was struck by a vehicle on the Beltway Tuesday afternoon by a suspected drunk driver.

The officer was directing traffic after a multiple-vehicle crash near Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring when he was struck by a 58-year-old Baltimore man

New Mexico: State Police Officer Carlos Verdugo critical after being hit by DWI driver Jason Allred

New Mexico State Police report that on Saturday June 28, 2014, atapproximately 6:11 pm; Roswell State Police Dispatch was notified of a New Mexico State Police officer being struck by an intoxicated male driver while on a traffic stop.

The location of the stop was near the intersection of Navajo and US 62 in Hobbs, New Mexico.
Officer Carlos Verdugo was air transported to University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas, in critical condition. When the collision occurred, Officer Verdugo was in his police vehicle. Officer Verdugo has been on the Department for a year and a half.

The female driver that was stopped was transported by ambulance with non life threatening injuries.

The intoxicated male subject has been identified as Jason Allred,

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Maryland: Devonne Brooks charged with DUI after crashing head-on into patrol car

The preliminarily investigation reveals the suspect, identified as 32-year-old Devonne Brooks of the 5600 Whitfield Chapel Road in Lanham, was driving a Toyota Camry northbound on Baltimore Avenue. Police Officer First Class Andrew Wallman was in his marked cruiser heading southbound on Baltimore Avenue. Investigators believe Brooks crossed into oncoming traffic to pass another driver and struck POFC Wallman’s cruiser head on.

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