Back on June 21, 2013, we reported on the tragic death of a dentist who was riding his bicycle on Highway G in the early morning hours of June 1, 2013 ("Wisconsin driver abandons car after bicycle accident, rider dies"). The woman arrested in this DUI accident claimed she thought she struck a deer. She contacted a friend who came to give her a ride home, leaving both her car and the victim behind.
A Lutheran bishop in Wisconsin has been charged in the death of a woman that was out jogging recently. Police say that the bishop was driving under the influence at the time of the accident. When police interviewed him shortly after the accident, he denied being intoxicated.
Few in Wisconsin would argue with the fact that it is a breach of a driver's duty of care to drink and drive. Most everyone is aware that the probability of being involved in a car accident can increase exponentially when a driver is drunk. Many people continue to lose their lives each year to drunk drivers.
Back in Oct. 2011, a Wisconsin woman died after having been involved in an accident. The driver of the vehicle that hit her has been charged with driving under the influence at the time of the crash. In Mar. 2012, the driver was also charged with vehicular homicide in connection with her death.
Five cars were involved in an accident that authorities say was caused by a drunk driver. This will be the third time the Wisconsin man has been charged with driving under the influence. Luckily, only one person suffered any injuries this time.
Investigators say that toxicology results indicate that a Wisconsin driver's blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit at the time of an accident earlier this year. As a result, the driver has now been charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle and injury by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle in connection with the fatal car accident that occurred in Aug. 2012 near Black River Falls. The driver of the vehicle that was struck by the man was seriously injured, and the passenger in that vehicle died.