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Rick Shapiro

Felony DUI Driver Kills 1 While Passing in Emergency Lane

A driver in Lexington County, South Carolina injured himself and killed his passenger when he attempted to pass several vehicles in the emergency lane of I-20 on Sept. 2. He has since been charged with felony DUI.  According to the […]

Rick Shapiro

Virginia Woman Dies in Horrific Crash With Converted School Bus

A bus accident in Leesburg, Virginia on Sept. 8 first looked to first responders as a relatively simple, single-vehicle event. It appeared that an old school bus, which had been converted into a food truck and painted red, had missed […]

Eric Washburn

Virginia Beach DUI Results in 1 Dead and 2 In Prison

Two men were sentenced on Aug. 8 for a two vehicle crash in 2015 that killed one person and injured three others. One of the men will spend seven years in Virginia state prison for DUI manslaughter, DUI maiming, DUI […]

Eric Washburn

1 Dead, 1 Injured in Virginia 2-Car Crash

The Virginia State Police reported Aug. 24 that an 18-year-old woman died and another woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Dinwiddie County, Virginia.  The police stated that a 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier was going north on White Oak Road […]

Eric Washburn

DUI Suspected in Deadly Willaimsburg Crash

An early AM crash in James City County, Virginia on Aug. 23 killed two people, according to the Virginia State Police. They believe that alcohol was a factor in the fatal accident.  The deadly accident killed a 30-year-old male, 17-year-old […]

Eric Washburn

Grieving Parents Witness Life-Saving Tractor Trailer Safety Technology

Grieving families witnessed a crash test in Ruckersville, Virginia last week that demonstrated a new tractor trailer safety technology that could save lives. The test was organized by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The crash showed the audience on […]

Eric Washburn

Virginia Boating Accident Kills 1

A boating accident in Fredericksburg, Virginia on July 2 killed a man and injured two children.  According to Virginia news outlets, a 53-year-old man died July 2 when he was ejected from a boat on Lake Anna that swerved to […]

Randy Appleton

Drivers Killed in Crashes Increasingly Found With Opioids in Their Systems

Prescription painkiller abuse and the related resurgence in heroin addiction have reached the point that the recently appointed Presidential Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis on July 31, 2017, felt compelled to call for an immediate declaration […]

Eric Washburn

Virginia Man Charged in Fatal DUI Crash

A man from Powhatan County, Virginia is being held in Roanoke after he was involved in a fatal DUI wreck on July 4 that killed a Georgia woman. The 28-year-old man is being held in the Western Virginia Regional Jail. […]

Eric Washburn

2 Killed in West Virginia Crash on I-79

Two people were killed in a two-car vehicle crash on I-79 on June 27 in West Virginia near mile marker 16.  According to the West Virginia State Police, a Honda SUV was traveling northbound on I-79 when it crossed the […]