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Drunk Driving (DUI) Accident Legal Blog

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  • DUI Driver Crashes Into, Injures Wrestling Team Washington State Patrol says a man was under the influence of drugs or alcohol when he ran a stop sign and slammed into a vehicle carrying a high school wrestling team Tuesday in rural Skagit County.
  • Lowering BAC Limit Will Help Reduce Drunk Driving Crashes, Report Says A change to the legal blood alcohol limit will help reduce the number of drunk driving crashes and deaths. The report, released Jan. 17, says that lowering the BAC from 0.08 to 0.05 is a no-brainer.
  • DUI Driver's Excuse: Tesla Was ‘On Autopilot’ One San Francisco drunk driver got creative with his excuse after police found him passed out in his stopped car. When the man was awoken after stopping in busy bridge traffic. California Highway Patrol questioned the man, who told officers that his Tesla was “on autopilot.”
  • Don’t Drink And Drive This Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is the deadliest holiday on the roads in the United States, casting a shadow over an otherwise joyous occasion. For that reason, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its partners are running a safety campaign, “Make It to the Table: Don’t Drink and Drive this Thanksgiving Eve.”
  • Multiple People Injured In Federal Way Head-On Collision Two men were critically injured, and another suffered minor injuries after a violent head-on collision on Southwest Dash Point Road in Federal Way on Saturday, according to the South King Fire & Rescue.
  • Wrong-way Crash On I-5 Leaves 1 Dead A wrong-way driver on Interstate 5 in DuPont caused a crash that resulted in the death of one person, according to the Washington State Patrol. The collision occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday on southbound I-5 near the DuPont-Steilacoom Road exit.
  • Suspected DUI Driver Kills Motorcyclist In Yelm A crash that left a 34-year-old Yelm motorcyclist dead was caused by a suspected drunk driver, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office. The incident occurred Saturday night at 148th Avenue Southeast and Solberg Road Southeast outside of Yelm.
  • Motorcyclist Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver In Poulsbo A car and motorcycle collided Wednesday south of the Hood Canal Bridge, resulting in the motorcyclist’s death and the driver of the car under arrest for a suspected DUI, according to the Washington State Patrol.
  • Suspected DUI Driver Causes 3-Car Crash In Lakewood At least one is injured after a suspected DUI driver caused a three-vehicle crash Tuesday night in Lakewood, according to the Washington State Patrol.
  • Update: Pro Skateboarder Cory Kennedy Charged In Fatal Vashon Island Crash Cory Kennedy has been charged with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving for his Aug. 30, 2017 crash that killed his passenger, video producer Preston Maigetter.
  • 2 Injured In Suspected Motorcycle DUI Crash With Elk A collision with an elk on Highway 162 in Orting left a motorcyclist and his passenger injured late Tuesday, according to the Washington State Patrol. The driver of the motorcycle, a 51-year-old man, was believed to be intoxicated and now faces potential DUI and vehicular assault charges.
  • Suspected DUI Driver Kills Motorcyclist In Kent A motorcyclist is dead after a suspected drunk driver collided with him last week at a busy Kent intersection, according to police.