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Woman accused of drunk driving in California

When faced with an interaction with a law enforcement figure, many people panic. If an officer is attempting a traffic stop, for example, a person may even be unaware that he or she is the subject of the officer's attention. Unfortunately, this could result in accusations of avoiding a traffic stop. A woman in California now faces such allegations following an incident that has left her facing suspicions of drunk driving.

Police charge Vince Vaughn with drunk driving, resisting arrest

Vince Vaughn might be most well known for his roles in popular movies like "Wedding Crashers" or his producing credentials, but he recently made headlines for something off the big screen. California police charged Vaughn with drunk driving and resisting arrest, and he remained in police custody for about three hours. This is his first offense.

Drunk driving charge after California luxury vehicle crash

News stories involving car crashes are often of interest in the local area. However, when an accident involves an expensive luxury vehicle, the incident is often of interest internationally. Such appears to be the case following a crash in California that left the driver of a Lamborghini, valued at over $200,000, accused of drunk driving.

Police suspect drunk driving in California crash

It is easy to become confused when driving on California roadways. A simple wrong turn could potentially cause someone to drive the wrong way on a freeway, for example. Despite the potential for a mistake such as this, police often automatically assume that car accidents that happen at a certain time of day are the result of drunk driving.

Drunk driving suspected in California SUV crash

It is often easy for people, including law enforcement officers, to jump to conclusions about an accident that happens at a certain time of day, such as during the early morning hours. However, accidents can happen for a variety of different reasons, including lack of familiarity with an area or fatigue, at any time of day. Regardless, police in California suspect that a recent crash may have been the result of drunk driving.

Drunk driving suspected following fatal California crash

A car accident can happen at any time for a variety of different reasons. Factors such as lack of visibility or unexpected road conditions, among many others, could potentially increase the chance of a crash. Unfortunately, a man in California has recently been accused of drunk driving following a crash that resulted in two deaths.

Drunk driving suspected in California freeway crash

When a car accident happens during the early morning hours, police in California are sometimes quick to assume that drugs or alcohol played a role. However, many accidents that happen in the early morning hours could occur due to driver fatigue or confusion due to reduced visibility, for instance. In fact, police claim that drunk driving may have played a role in a recent wrong-way accident that sent two people to the hospital.

California pedestrian injured; Driver accused of drunk driving

Driving at night already has additional challenges due to decreased visibility. Because of that, any unexpected obstacles in the roadway may make it difficult to appropriately and adequately react. For example, drivers may fail to notice a pedestrian in travel lanes of a highway in time to maneuver around due to poor lighting. Unfortunately, a man in California is now accused of drunk driving after he allegedly struck a pedestrian.

CHP: Drunk driving a factor in fatal California crash

Car accidents can happen at any time in just about any location. Often, they are the result of a simple mistake, such as miscalculating a turn. Some drivers may be distracted by passengers in the car or an attempt to adjust the radio station or temperature of the vehicle. Regardless, when an accident occurs at a certain time of day, it is easy for police officers to make assumptions about drunk driving.

Drunk driving suspected in fatal California crash

When lives are lost in car accidents, especially young lives, the desire to fully understand the reason for a crash is understandable. Unfortunately, making assumptions early in an investigation may lead to false accusations against those involved. For example, police believe that a recent fatal crash in California was the result of drunk driving after finding an empty beer can in one of the vehicles involved.

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