Suspected drunk driver busted in Iowa

Iowa authorities recently apprehended a man for several violations, including driving a vehicle while under the influence (DUI), a report of Omaha World-Herald stated on October 19.

Information coming from the authorities in Montgomery revealed that on October 17 a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) was erratically moving when it veered into a ditch and continued driving. The driver, identified as a 31-year-old man from Stanton, stopped only after crashing into a tree. Authorities estimated that the driver had driven 180 yards. Aside from a DUI, driving a vehicle with an invalid license charge, and a citation for not having insurance, were filed against him.

Fortunately, no one sustained injuries in the recent accident caused by a drunken driver. However, if you or a loved one have been injured by a drunken driver in Iowa, a lawyer of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may work for you. Find out how we can help you get the remunerations you need for a fast recovery today by calling (877) 327-2600.

Fatal OWI crash suspect apprehended again in southern Iowa

A driver in Des Moines who was charged for a suspected operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) in November was recently arrested again. This time the arrest occurred in Lucas County, a report of Radio Iowa stated on June 17.

Authorities arrested the 53-year-old woman in Chariton on June 10 due to OWI suspicion. The Des Moines resident had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.112 percent upon apprehension. The same arrested woman was involved in a car accident last November 17 in Des Moines. The November accident killed a 60-year-old man and a 59-year-old man. Aside from reckless driving resulting in a homicide charges, the woman was also charged with an OWI. The woman is expected to appear in court on September 12.

Many families are left devastated after losing their loved ones in drunk driving accidents. If you have been the victim of a drunk driver, enlisting the help of a qualified legal team can help you obtain the compensation you need for recovery. Get in touch with the attorneys at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., in Iowa by calling 877-327-2600 to learn more about your options.

Drunk driving deaths spike in Iowa as license revocations fall

Reports in Mason City revealed that although there was an increase in fatal accidents caused by drivers who operated a vehicle while intoxicated last year, the number of licenses revoked in the same year actually decreased.

There were 123 deaths due to drunk driving recorded in 2015 compared to 110 deaths recorded in 2014. In contrast, approximately 14,000 licenses were revoked last year, a drop from the year before. The Mason City Crime Prevention Coordinator explained that there are people who are not good behind the wheel even if their blood alcohol level is lower than the legal limit of .08 percent. The Crime Prevention Coordinator advised that people should appoint a designated driver if they expect to drink even small amounts of alcohol.

Injuries that are inflicted by drunk drivers in car accidents are often serious, leaving many families devastated. If you were the victim of a drunk driving accident, working with a personal injury attorney could help you to receive the compensations you need for recovery. Call a lawyer of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at 877-327-2600 to learn more about your options.

Iowa footballer facing OWI charge

A charge of operating a vehicle while under the influence (OWI) was recently filed against football player Omar Truitt after he was arrested by Iowa City police.

Information coming from police said Truitt was stopped at the intersection of Linn Street and Iowa Avenue at 12:38 a.m. on Sunday, February 14. The defensive back player was taken into custody and charged after authorities found that his blood alcohol content level was 0.091 percent. According to the Iowa director of sports information, Steve Roe, Truitt is expected to be subjected to the University of Iowa Student Life Code of Conduct; the athletic department is still working to collect all of the information involving the incident.

The lawyers at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. have spent years helping victims of drunk drivers in Iowa recover compensation for the injuries and damages they suffered as a result of car accidents. If you have been harmed by a reckless driver, call our office today at (877) 327-2600 to discuss your legal options.

Two Iowa media anchors busted for DUIs

Two media personalities in Iowa were recently busted for driving under the influence (DUI), an article by the New York Daily News reported on June 10.

Report said WHO-TV news anchor Sonya Heitshusen was stopped by authorities in Des Moines on June 7. The 47-year-old award-winning reporter allegedly showed signs of drunk behavior and was arrested after refusing a field sobriety test. The day before, another WHO-TV anchor, Erik Wheater, was busted for drunk driving. Wheater was pulled over by police due to a missing front license plate. Police picked up on signs of drunkenness. Wheater later blew a blood-alcohol content of .125 percent, which is over the legal limit.

Though no one was reportedly injured in the two recent drunk driving arrests, the lawyers at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., understand that this is not always the case. Many people in Iowa suffer serious injuries in road accidents that were caused by drunk drivers. If this happened to you, we may advocate for you to win remunerations for medical treatment or other damages. Discuss your situation with us today by calling 877-327-2600.

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