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Trial set to begin for driver in fatal New Year's Eve crash

A deadly crash that occurred on New Year's Eve 2011 will be examined during a trial set to begin in June. According to reports, alcohol was involved and a 55-year-old man has been accused of causing the drunk driving accident. The trial will include a jury and if they find the man guilty, he will face a mandatory minimum sentence of three years per fatality. Two people died in the crash.

Route 202 crash left motorcyclist injured, truck driver charged

Reports indicate that a motor vehicle crash late last month left a 24-year-old man in critical condition at Paoli Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania. The incident, reportedly a drunk driving accident, occurred on April 26 around 10:28 p.m. Police quickly responded to the scene in Westtown Township at the intersection of Route 202 and Stanton Avenue.

Manslaughter sentence for ex-officer has 3-year minimum term

A former police officer was recently sentenced in a Pennsylvania courtroom for charges related to the deaths of two Northampton County motorcyclists and injuries of four other riders. Charges for the drunk driving accident were reduced from DUI vehicular homicide and assault to involuntary manslaughter and a series of lesser alcohol-related charges.

Man flees police, finds himself in crash that hurts pedestrians

A 47-year-old man from York Township, Pennsylvania, has been behind bars since May. According to police, he was involved in a drunk driving accident that injured two pedestrians. One of those pedestrians was severely injured after the crash that occurred on May 3 around 2:15 a.m.

Man pleads guilty after fatal hit-and-run crash

A 24-year-old man from Bristol Township, Pennsylvania, was recently given a prison sentence with a minimum length of six-and-a-half years and a maximum of 13 years. After his release, he will be on probation for five years. According to allegations, the man was drinking and driving in an Audi on New Falls Road in the aforementioned township.

Two children struck by pickup truck in yard, one dead

A 66-year-old man is in custody after he was allegedly behind the wheel of a vehicle that collided with two children, killing one of them. The pedestrian accident occurred in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Two children were playing in the yard just before 2 p.m. when the 66-year-old man reportedly drove into the yard. That man is currently in custody at the Lawrence County jail with no bond.

Charges filed in nonfatal DUI crash case

A crash in Peters Township, Pennsylvania, left two people injured. The drunk driving accident, which occurred last month, has led to charges recently being filed against the alleged drunk driver. No fatalities were reported, and both drivers involved in the two-vehicle crash survived.

Two DUI crashes result in jail time for lawyer

A 47-year-old woman from Whitpain, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced by a judge for two crashes she was involved in. Allegedly, the woman had consumed alcohol before the crashes that occurred in 2009 and 2010, causing both to be considered drunk driving accidents. The woman, a criminal defense lawyer, pleaded guilty to two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with the two crashes.

Allegedly drunk driver takes life of off-duty police officer

The recent death of a Philadelphia police officer has left many in the force shaken and upset. The 48-year-old officer was a 23-year veteran of the force. He had just finished his shift and was on his way to his home in Somerton, Pennsylvania, when he was struck by a drunk driver.

Car crashes into house, alcohol may have been involved

A recent accident in Lower Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania, which is north of Philadelphia, left two people injured and a house with minor structural damage. Police believe that alcohol was involved in the crash. The results of a blood alcohol content test will determine if the crash was a drunk driving accident.

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