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Alleged drunk driving accident kills 1

A 33-year-old man could be facing serious jail time after an accident that set a gas station on fire. The Pennsylvania man is accused of drunk driving in an accident that claimed the life of a 52-year-old woman. He now faces charges of DUI and homicide by vehicle. So far, no court date has been announced.

College football player charged for drunk driving in Pennsylvania

An out-of-state student is in hot water after being pulled over by police in Neshannock Township. Pennsylvania police say they suspected the student of drunk driving, and arrested him on the spot. He now faces multiple charges that could jeopardize his position on his team and in his school.

Pennsylvania man detained on suspicion of drunk driving

A local man could be in serious legal trouble after being arrested for allegedly causing a serious crash in Lancaster County, according to authorities. The man stands accused of drunk driving as well as assaulting a Pennsylvania State Police trooper. If he is found guilty in criminal court, he could lose his license and/or face fines and even jail time.

Man facing drunk driving charges in Pennsylvania

A man has reportedly refused to testify at his own trial after he was accused of causing an accident that killed a passenger riding on his ATV. Pennsylvania authorities said the man is believed to have been intoxicated at the time of the accident, which allegedly led to his causing the accident. If the man is found guilty of the myriad charges against him, including the drunk driving charge, he will face serious jail time for his purported role in the death. 

Woman in Pennsylvania accused of drunk driving

A woman Pennsylvania police say they found unresponsive behind the wheel of her car is facing serious charges. The 46-year-old has been charged with drunk driving by regional police in Central Bucks. So far, no court date has been announced in connection with her case, though she is likely consulting with criminal defense counsel in preparation for upcoming legal proceedings.

Pennsylvania man facing drunk driving charges

A man in Hanover Township was apparently involved in a serious car accident that directly endangered the lives of two preteen children, according to authorities. Pennsylvania police arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of drunk driving after the two car collision. He has since been released on $20,000 unsecured bail, and he is set to appear in court again on June 7. 

Man suspected of drunk driving arrested

A Canadian man is under arrest following a serious car accident police believe was predicated on intoxication. The 48-year-old Toronto man was arrested by Pennsylvania authorities and now faces charges, including homicide by vehicle while drunk driving and aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI as well. He was arraigned on May 8, and the investigation into the incident is still in progress. 

Trucker in Pennsylvania charged with drunk driving

A truck driver originally from Texas is facing serious charges following a crash in Bentleyville, according to local sources. Pennsylvania authorities have reported the man reportedly smashed through a McDonald's drive thru. He has been accused of drunk driving and is now being held in Washington County against a $25,000 bond.

Woman charged with drunk driving following death of son

A 37-year-old woman is facing a nightmare after being accused of inadvertently killing her child in a car accident. The woman has been accused of drunk driving at the time of the crash which caused the death of her 8-year-old son. In addition to the DUI charge, she is also facing homicide by vehicle charges, and will be appearing in a Pennsylvania court soon. 

Pennsylvania drunk driving bill makes it to the House

If a person gets arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Pennsylvania, it doesn't necessarily mean that a conviction will occur. Before that can be determined, an entire adjudication process must take place, which includes the defendant's guaranteed right to dispute the charges in court. The Pennsylvania Senate recently advanced a bill to the House that will increase penalties for repeat drunk driving offenders.