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Blog: Drunk Driving Accidents

DUI Driver Injured In Crash With Possible Spinal Cord Injury

A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Washington Avenue put a driver in the hospital. He is suspected of being under the influence at the time of the crash. The unidentified driver was behind the wheel of a 1991 Toyota Celica when he allegedly failed to stop at a red light, hitting […]

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Woman Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Motel

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is dangerous and can often lead to severe consequences. You may be unaware of your actions but still cause damage to property and life. One Carson City resident is now facing DUI charges related to an accident in which she crashed into a motel. Laura Reese-Dauer, 23, faces […]

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Fatal Auto Pedestrian Accident

A fatal accident involving a drunk driver and a construction worker left the construction worker dead at the scene according to recent reports. Robert Lujan was tearing up asphalt with a wet saw on West Sahara Avenue when he was struck by a truck driven by Rafael Mendez-Soto, who was arrested on suspicion of DUI. […]

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Man Killed In Las Vegas Accident

A Las Vegas man died after being thrown out of a car, according to recent reports by the Nevada Highway Patrol. Authorities say they arrived at the scene of the two-car collision at about 3 a.m. on the east side of the Valley on U.S. 95 South near East Flamingo to find that one person was dead on […]

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Nevada DUI And Personal Injury Cases

When someone is injured in a DUI accident, there are both criminal and civil penalties to think about. Criminal penalties such as jail time, fines and community service, are given to the driver to punish him or her for misdeeds, not to compensate the victims for their injuries. There is a difference between collecting damages for […]

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Worker Killed By DUI Hit-and-Run

A 57-year-old subcontractor who was cutting asphalt with a wet saw in a bus lane on West Sahara Avenue was killed after being struck by a drunk driver, according to reports. Around 9:44 a.m., the worker was standing behind his parked and unoccupied 2001 Chevrolet W4500 when he was hit by a 2004 Ford F-150. Police […]

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“Banana Thrower” Arrested On Assault And DUI Charges

In a bizarre chain of events, Osvaldo Ruiz, now known as the Banana Thrower, was arrested and faces felony charges which will include assault with a deadly weapon, reckless driving and DUI. Law enforcement officers were called to a convenience store where the clerk was hit with a banana. The clerk explained to officers that two […]

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Man Sentenced For DUI Hit-and-run Of 11-Year-Old

Rodrigo Tomax, 25, has been arrested after a hit-and-run that left an 11-year-old boy seriously injured, according to reports. Witnesses say that Tomax was driving a Honda Civic on Bonanza Road near Easter Avenue when he lost control and drove into a group of juveniles standing on the sidewalk, hitting an 11-year-old boy. The unidentified […]

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Driver Under The Influence Of Alcohol Kills Pedestrian

According to recent reports, Jasmin Pacheco, 27, of Las Vegas, Nevada, has been arrested for the death of a pedestrian whom she struck while allegedly under the influence of alcohol. Pacheco was allegedly driving after consuming alcohol when she struck a pedestrian on East Lake Meade Boulevard. Onlookers reported that a male pedestrian, 61, was […]

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Drunk Driver Charged With Hit-and-Run

A man has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and the hit-and-run of a motorcyclist in Las Vegas, according to recent reports. Police say that Anthony Munoz, 29, was speeding south on Rainbow Boulevard in the northwest valley in a 2011 Kia Sorento when he collided with a 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle. The motorcyclist, […]

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