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December 2013 Archives

New York DWI checkpoints increase during holiday campaign

With the increase in traffic during the holiday season, it is vital that drivers remain mentally and physically able to control a vehicle while driving. In an effort to reduce the number of drunk driving accidents during the holiday season, the New York State Police are taking a stance against drunk driving.

New York man cleared of major charges in DWI wreck

A man accused of causing a fatal drunk driving crash in Nassau County, New York, has been cleared of major charges in connection with the matter. The defendant, age 26, was accused of aggravated vehicular homicide for his role in the crash, in addition to several other criminal counts related to the October 2012 wreck. The collision killed a police officer.

New York train accident may result in vehicular homicide charge

Suffolk County, New York, residents probably heard about the terrible train accident that resulted in four deaths and the injuries of over 60 more people. The train derailed on Dec. 1 in the Bronx, and now, the engineer could be facing serious penalties related to the accident. According to the news, the Metro-North Railroad train driver may be charged if it is proven that he was negligent in the accident.

1 injured and another man killed in an accident in Queens

Suffolk County, NY, residents might have heard about a recent accident that took the life of one man and injured another. In cases like these, there are often allegations of driving while intoxicated, and this can result in a ruined reputation. These allegations can't be taken lightly. If you ever find yourself in a similar circumstance, you may want to seek legal guidance.