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Driver in fiery North Carolina crash charged with DWI

It is not uncommon for drivers to make a mistake. For example, a driver annoyed with a smaller moving vehicle could easily make a mistake when it comes to deciding whether to pass another vehicle. A misjudgment in itself is not evidence that a driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. However, a man in North Carolina is now accused of DWI after a head-on collision.

The incident happened on New Year's Eve. Police say that a 28-year-old man driving a sports utility vehicle drove left of center in an attempt to pass a slow moving vehicle. Unfortunately, his SUV allegedly collided head-on with an oncoming sedan.

Bus, car accident sends students to hospital in North Carolina

The dangers of driving while impaired are often well advertised to ensure that drivers are aware of the potential harm they can cause. Unfortunately, despite having this knowledge, some drivers may get behind the wheel while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In fact, police in North Carolina believe that impairment was a factor in a recent car accident that sent multiple people to the hospital.

The incident happened on a day in December. According to reports, a 56-year-old woman was driving a vehicle near a North Carolina middle school. She allegedly allowed the vehicle to cross the center line, causing it to strike a school bus head-on. The bus overturned as a result.

Criminal defense: North Carolina man faces multiple charges

Misunderstandings happen every day in North Carolina. Unfortunately, when they escalate, it may be difficult for law enforcement officials to determine exactly what happened. Despite an ongoing investigation, a man is now likely planning his criminal defense after he was charged with multiple crimes.

The incident that led to the man's arrest happened on a day in late November. According to reports, a woman ran into a beauty supply shop, claiming that a man was following her. Soon after, a man also entered the store. Surveillance footage allegedly shows the man barely miss striking the woman with his vehicle after they left the store.

How to avoid a DWI this holiday season

The holiday season is full of traditions. Families serve special meals, distribute gifts and listen to holiday music. Another tradition among adults is drinking, and the holiday season is even known for its signature adult beverages like mulled wine, hot buttered rum and alcoholic eggnog. However, one tradition worth breaking is drinking and driving.

Drinking and driving should be a serious concern for North Carolina residents all year because the state has a higher rate of alcohol-involved deaths than the national average. However, for many years the United States has had a spike in drunk driving crashes and fatalities throughout the month of December, especially the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

2 killed in fatal car crash in North Carolina

There are many safe drivers on North Carolina roads. These drivers avoid distractions in their vehicles, obey the speed limit and, overall, drive defensively. Unfortunately, even the safest of drivers are sometimes unable to avoid the negligent actions of others with whom they may come into contact while traveling. Many details regarding a recent fatal car crash are unclear.

The incident happened on a day in November. According to reports, a three-car accident occurred at approximately 4 p.m. One of the vehicles reportedly burst into flames following the initial collision.

Does federal court mean your case is more serious?

Federal court does not necessarily mean your case is more serious. The main difference between state and federal courts is jurisdiction, or the type of cases a court has authority to hear.

State courts can hear a wide range of cases. Generally, these cases involve an individual person. Types of cases tried in a state court might include family disputes, traffic violations, personal injury lawsuits and most contract cases. Because the majority of laws are passed by the state government, state courts generally handle the bulk of cases concerning day-to-day life.

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