Last week, a Cobb jury found Charles Emerson Williams, 31, guilty of eight charges stemming from his actions in the early-morning hours of Feb. 11, 2014. On that morning, Mr. Williams, who was intoxicated, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado well above the speed limit and in the wrong direction on Austell Road.
Two of the vehicles occupants, GARRETT ZIMMER, 22, of Hermiston, and MARRI D. YOUNG-WELLBAUM, 26, of Eagle Point, were ejected from the pickup and deceased at the scene. A third occupant, GUAGE L. GRAY,22, of Klamath Falls, was transported to Sky Lakes Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Speed, alcohol and icy road conditions are being investigated as contributing factors in the crash. None of the occupants in the vehicle were wearing safety restraints.
Three of members of a LaSalle family died in the Honda, the Greeley Tribune reported. They were identified as 37-year-old Gilbert Martinez, who was driving the van, 1-year-old Bryson Martinez and 6-year-old Ethan Martinez . Another family member, Mistelle Martinez, 32, survived with minor injuries.
Macias-Marquez, the Dodge pickup driver, also died.
01/23/2015 — Court records show a woman involved in Thursday’s fatal crash on the Jefferson Street Bridge had pleaded guilty to driving under the influence earlier in the day.
Stephanie L. Ferguson, 29, was convicted of a misdemeanor DUI offense that occurred on Dec. 31, 2013, according to Davidson County court records. The criminal court clerk’s office said Ferguson’s court appearance was scheduled for Thursday morning.
Florida: Alejandro Alvarez killed bicyclist Walter Reyes while DUI and fled leaving one dead and one critical – then he claims he was just upset -A college student from Key Biscayne was arrested on drunk-driving and manslaughter charges after police say he struck two cyclists on Crandon Boulevard early Wednesday, killing one and seriously injuring the other before driving off.
Alejandro Alvarez, 21, a University of Maryland student who said he had been out all night at a Miami Beach club, turned himself in after having second thoughts about fleeing, Miami-Dade police said in an arrest affidavit released late Wednesday. Alvarez returned to the site of the collision some 20 minutes later and, while crying “hysterically,” admitted he had hit the cyclists, police said.
Ian Pike, 28, was due in court Wednesday, according to arrest records, but he was unable to make his court date for the alleged DUI crash due to injuries he sustained.
Chicago, IL — A well-known Chicago DJ has been charged in a fatal crash where his car veered off Lake Shore Drive early Monday, crashing and flipping on a frozen pond in Lincoln Park leaving one dead.
The driver Rafael Rodriguez, 42, was charged with driving under the influence, driving on a suspended license and failure to reduce speed, according to NBC Chicago.
CENTREVILLE, MD. — Kaitlin Ashley Omara was sentenced on Jan. 13, 2015 to three years in jail for killing a motorcyclist and his passenger while she drove under the influence in a blazing crash in 2013.
Queen Anne County States Attorney Lance Richardson reported that on September 17, 2014 Kaitlin Ashley Omara of 439 Barnes Ave., Westminster, Maryland entered a plea of guilty to two counts of Negligent Homicide while under the influence of alcohol.
Illinois: Leonard A. Lemons charged with DUI reckless homicide in deaths of his stolen car heist pals