When driving at night, it may be easy to become disoriented. A combination of lack of visibility and fatigue might make it easier to take a wrong turn, for example. Unfortunately, it may be easy for law enforcement officials to assume that an action that may be born from a simple mistake was actually the product of an illegal activity. In fact, a man in Minnesota was recently charged with drunk driving following a collision with an ambulance and a squad car.
Most everyone in Minnesota and across the country who has gotten behind the wheel of a motor vehicle has likely been involved or been close to being involved in a car accident. A collision can happen for a variety of reasons, including disorientation due to a lack of visibility or distraction. However, police claim that drunk driving was involved in a recent collision involving a sheriff's deputy.
Drivers in Minnesota and across the country often experience difficult-to-predict circumstances as they drive on the roadways. While some of these may be easy to respond to, other unexpected obstacles, such as a horse and buggy in the road, may be more difficult. Unfortunately, police have now accused a man of drunk driving following an incident with a horse-drawn vehicle that resulted in a death.
As most people in Minnesota with children will likely agree, being a parent is difficult, especially when small children are involved. In fact, driving with young children can be especially distracting. Often, parents find themselves attempting to hand their children a drink or snack -- for example, while driving -- which could potentially lead to maneuvers that could be negatively perceived. Unfortunately, police have recently accused a mom of drunk driving.
Those who have never been in a car crash may be unfamiliar with the effect that being involved in such an incident can have. While the physical implications are clear, some people are also affected emotionally -- perhaps in ways that may manifest similarly to people who are under the influence of alcohol. Unfortunately, a woman in Minnesota has recently been charged with driving under the influence, DUI, following a recent fiery crash.
Families are often much more complex than the average person can observe. Though this complexity can sometimes lead to conflict, it rarely leads to violence. Unfortunately, a woman in Minnesota now faces multiple criminal charges, including assault and drunk driving, following a report of a domestic issue.
When driving on certain roads in Minnesota, there is sometimes only a thin line of paint that separates motorists traveling in opposite directions. All drivers have likely had a moment in which they temporarily crossed over that line; fortunately, most of these incidents occur when there is no traffic, allowing the driver to return to his or her lane without a major incident. Unfortunately, police say that one driver was not able to return to his lane in time, ultimately resulting in a car crash that led to drunk driving allegations.
It may be difficult to predict how a person will react to a physically traumatic event. Often, the symptoms that people display following a traffic accident, for example, can vary, but could involve memory loss. In fact, a man in Minnesota is now suspected of DWI after he notified police that he thought he may have been involved in an accident.
When people have made mistakes in the past, it may be easy to make assumptions about their behaviors in the present. However, when allegations of a crime are involved -- such as assault -- there must be sufficient evidence to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Unfortunately, many of the details regarding an incident that led to the arrest of a Minnesota teen are unclear.
Car accidents happen every day in Minnesota for a variety of different reasons. Something as simple as looking down to change the radio station or speaking with a passenger could be all it takes to cause a crash. Unfortunately, one crash has resulted in a man facing accusations of drunk driving, resulting in his arrest.