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Crash involving school bus leaves man accused of drunk driving

There may be a variety of scenarios in which a driver might feel forced to make a sudden change of course. The sudden emergence of an animal in the road or the onset of a medical condition are just two examples of scenarios that could cause a driver to swerve into another lane of traffic. A recent collision that is said to have taken place after a vehicle crossed into oncoming lanes has reportedly left a 40-year-old man in Wisconsin accused of drunk driving.

According to reports, law enforcement agents responded to the scene of the crash on a recent Wednesday evening. They say the crash occurred when the driver of a southbound truck veered into oncoming lanes and struck a nearby school bus head-on. They advised that the driver of the bus suffered minor injuries and that two passengers on the bus were treated and released from the scene.

1 accused of drunk driving during speed-related traffic stop

Being involved in a traffic stop for a speeding violation can be intimidating enough on its own. However, should the process lead to additional accusations of unlawful behavior, the potential consequences involved may only increase in severity. A recent traffic stop that is said to have taken place under similar circumstances has left a 44-year-old man in Wisconsin accused of drunk driving.

Police say the incident occurred on a recent Saturday as officers claim to have encountered a driver traveling above the speed limit. According to reports, a traffic stop was initiated soon thereafter and during the stop, police claim to have noticed the man was exhibiting numerous signs of impairment. After field sobriety tests were administered, he was taken into custody on suspicion of drunk driving.

1 accused of drunk driving following single-vehicle crash

There are a multitude of hazardous scenarios that drivers could encounter at any given moment and handling the unexpected can be a tall task at times. In some cases, it may take little more than an animal darting into the street to force a driver to veer off the road and wreck a vehicle. A recent incident in which authorities received a call about a vehicle that had crashed into the front yard of a home in Wisconsin has left a 55-year-old man accused of drunk driving.

The incident reportedly took place on a recent Monday night after authorities received a call about a single-vehicle accident. According to reports, a witness claimed to have watched the vehicle veer off the road and crash into a ditch. The witness also asserted that the driver exited the vehicle and proceeded to stumble around while attempting to walk in the snow.

Investigation of single-car crash leads to drunk driving charges

It could take little more than a moment of distraction to veer off the road, and suffering injuries in a single-vehicle collision can be stressful and challenging enough as is. Dealing with the concept of causing others to suffer harm may only act to make the situation even more daunting. Unfortunately, the driver in a recent single-car collision that took place in Wisconsin is also facing allegations of drunk driving.

The incident reportedly began after authorities received information about a single-vehicle accident. Upon arriving at the scene, they claim to have found a man laying down in a field nearby and say that although he appeared to be awake, he wasn't responding to questions. They also state that a car was resting on its roof nearby and say the driver was still trapped inside.

Report from witness leaves 1 facing drunk driving charges

In some cases, it may take little more than the words of another party to launch an investigation into the possible presence of unlawful activity. Being subjected to such an investigation under similar circumstances can be a daunting experience that could leave a person feeling uncertain how to handle the situation. A recent incident in which authorities claim to have received a call about a driver in Wisconsin has left a 51-year-old man accused of drunk driving.

According to reports, law enforcement agents say they received a complaint about the driver on a recent Saturday evening. The caller allegedly claimed to have witnessed the driver drink an alcoholic beverage while operating his vehicle. Police say they were able to locate the vehicle in question soon thereafter and initiate a traffic stop.

Recent incident leaves 1 facing drunk driving charges

While being the subject of a routine traffic stop can be a stressful process, attempting to evade such a scenario is never advisable. Such a decision could not only increase the severity of the charges a person may face, but it may also lead to a subsequent pursuit that could endanger the safety of everyone nearby. A 43-year-old man is facing multiple charges after he was accused of drunk driving following an alleged pursuit in Wisconsin.

According to reports, authorities claim the incident began after they attempted to conduct a routine traffic stop on a recent Sunday morning. Police say that the driver of the vehicle proceeded to flee the scene, allegedly prompting a pursuit that reached speeds of up to 100 mph. After deploying measures to bring the pursuit to a close, authorities say the driver of the vehicle struck a squad car before coming to a halt.

Early morning traffic stop leaves 1 facing drunk driving charges

Facing allegations of operative a vehicle while impaired can be a stressful and scary process. With the potential gravity of a conviction for drunk driving charges looming overhead, those who face a similar scenario may also feel somewhat intimidating by the experience and uncertain how best to proceed. A 41-year-old man in Wisconsin could be in search of guidance after he was arrested and accused of drunk driving during a recent traffic stop.

According to reports, the incident is said to have taken place just after 4 a.m. on a recent Saturday. Authorities claim to have encountered a driver who was struggling to maintain proper lane control and say a traffic stop was initiated shortly thereafter. While speaking with the driver, they allegedly noticed an odor of intoxicants coming from the vehicle and assert the man appeared to be showing signs of impairment.

1 accused of drunk driving following accident at intersection

When a driver fails to adhere to traffic lights or signs upon approaching an intersection, the chances a collision will take place may increase substantially. Should such a collision involving similar circumstances occur, there may also be a higher chance that investigating officials may suspect the presence of further wrongdoing. A recent accident that is said to have occurred at an intersection in Wisconsin has left a 53-year-old man in custody on suspicion of drunk driving.

Law enforcement agents claim the incident began after they received reports of an accident that took place at a local intersection. They say an investigation into the crash suggests that the driver of a car crashed into another vehicle after failing to stop for a red light. They say the man proceeded to leave the scene of the crash shortly thereafter.

Hit-and-run crash leads to drunk driving charges

Upon receiving reports of a hit-and-run crash, authorities may be tasked with investigating the incident and locating the responsible party. Such an investigation can be complex in nature, as there could be more than one person who has access to the other vehicle involved in the accident. An investigation into a recent collision in which a driver is said to have left the scene of the crash has left a 42-year-old man in Wisconsin accused of drunk driving.

Law enforcement agents say they responded to reports of a hit-and-run accident on a recent Wednesday evening. Initial investigations suggest the driver of a car had crashed into the side of another vehicle and then proceeded to flee the scene. Police claim that driver of the second vehicle was able to provide them with a license plate number for the other car and say they were able to locate the car soon thereafter.

Traffic stops leaves 1 facing felony drunk driving charges

Being involved in a traffic stop can be a scary and stressful experience and being prepared for the process could prove challenging. Should a similar scenario lead to allegations of unlawful activity, the average person may lack the necessary legal experience to know how best to handle the situation. A 34-year-old man could be in search of guidance after he was arrested and accused of drunk driving during a recent traffic stop in Wisconsin.

According to reports, the incident took place in the early hours of a recent Wednesday morning. Authorities reportedly initiated a routine traffic stop after encountering the man operating a vehicle. During the stop, they claim to have discovered open containers of alcohol within the vehicle and say they could smell the odor of intoxicants emanating from the driver.

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