Iowa Wrong-way Accidents for May 9, 2011
There are more wrong-way collisions and cases to list. I won't go through each one because I have grass to mow and bushes to trim. As many of my readers know I cover wrong-way interstate highway accidents and events (no crash) so that someone has a compendium of these scary accidents. At the end of the blog I'll list the common threads I've discovered from reading hundreds of news stories. Stay safe, keep your eyes peeled and watch out for wrong-way drivers.
Wrong-way driver found dead in his car Tuesday
The Seattle Times
A 68-year-old man was found dead in his car after it started down the wrong way on an Interstate 5 offramp in Lynnwood Tuesday evening. Sad. (April 27, 2011, by The Velvet Glove) Read more Real sad. Heart attack? (April 27, 2011, by ponderous2) Read ...
Wrong-way driver pleads guilty to felony DWI charge
Albany Times Union
By Paul Nelson Staff writer SCHENECTADY-- An Amsterdam man who drove the wrong way for more than a mile along busy Interstate 890 last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of felony drunken driving. It's part of a plea agreement that could land him ...
After stop at Carlton bar, wrong-way driver dies in collision
Duluth News Tribune
Despite efforts to dissuade him from driving, an apparently intoxicated Cloquet man died Tuesday night after driving the wrong way down Minnesota Highway 210 in Carlton County and colliding head-on with another vehicle. The other driver, Brittany L. ...
Akron: Wrong way driver dies in crash
AKRON -- A driver is dead after going the wrong way on Interstate 77 and crashing into a truck. Police say unidentified driver was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I-77 when he crashed head-on into a semi near Vern Odom Boulevard. ...
Wrong Way Driver Charged
The man allegedly got drunk and drove the wrong way down I-43, crashing head on into an SUV. Julian-Jorge's blood alcohol level was .19, more than twice the legal limit. His passenger was seriously injured in the crash. The driver of the SUV is OK. ...
Wrong-Way Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of OWI
A woman driving the wrong way down University Avenue in downtown Madison was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Thursday morning. Police said Chelsea Elizabeth Hassler, 23, of Black Earth, was spotted driving against traffic near East ...
Wrong-way driver slams into big rig
At about 9:15 am, a head-on collision was reported. The driver of the northbound tractor-trailer rig, identified as 27-year-old Silvano Serrano of Compton, saw the Honda traveling toward him and slowed. The Honda collided head-on into the big rig.
Additional Charges Filed Against Fleeing Driver In Wrong-Way Fatal Crash
22-year-old Timothy Gilles also known as Ricky Gilles crashed his SUV into a van killing the driver, injuring the female passenger and ultimately killing her newborn baby. Gilles is now charged with two counts of fleeing police in a motor vehicle ...
Driver Blames GPS for Crash
Just this week a woman from Kingston went down a one way road the wrong way, and crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle in Dunmore. She told police her global positioning device told her to make that turn. Unfortunately, police said, drivers use ...
Fatal Crash on Route 8 in Seymour Closes Highway
"We received a call for assistance from the Connecticut State at 3:11 am regarding a wrong way driver investigation," Harrison said. "The description they gave us was they were looking for a vehicle with heavy front-end damage and they were following ...
Wrong-Way Driver Killed On I-64 Has Been Identified - WRIC ...
Crews are investigating a fatal accident on Interstate 64 in Henrico County.
CBS 58 News - Wrong way driver in court - Bail set at $30000 ...
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