Driver pleads guilty in crash that killed baby in stroller

Prosecutors said that D’Andre Turner “was under the influence of marijuana in June when he drove across the road and struck three people. Seven-month-old Nyree Greene died. The baby’s mother and aunt survived.” “Turner pleaded guilty Friday in state Supreme Court to criminally negligent homicide, assault and driving while impaired by drugs.” – Read the…

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Bail set for man charged with hitting trick-or-treater

“Gunnarson told officers he had gotten off work as a bartender and had drunk alcohol and smoked marijuana before driving home, records state.” Then while driving home, he “struck the boy in the crosswalk”, and left him “lying in the street with a fractured skull, missing teeth, with cuts all over his body”. – Read…

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Driver admits being ‘high’ during crash that killed restaurateur

“A 21-year-old man admitted in court that he was under the influence of marijuana when he caused an April traffic collision that killed the founder of Salt Lake City’s Siegfried’s Deli.” Levert also admitted that he “got lost on the freeway and panicked and hit the motorcycle”. –Read the Full Article

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Area man faces charges in deadly vehicle crash

“When Lavern A. Stover Jr.’s car crashed along Quarry Road two months ago, killing a close friend who was riding in the vehicle, the 54-year-old driver was drunk and under the influence of marijuana, state Trooper Robert Williamson alleged in court papers.” – Read the Full Article

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Tennessee mom admits to smoking marijuana before rollover crash

“A Nashville mother has been charged with child endangerment after allegedly smoking marijuana before rolling over her car on I-65 with four young children inside”. At the Hospital, “Police say Ellison admitted to smoking marijuana about one hour before being involved in the crash.” – Read the Full Article

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Driver smelled of alcohol, pot after crash that killed 9-year-old

“Potochney was behind the wheel of a 2003 Cadillac Deville around 9 p.m. on Oct. 7 when it drifted into the oncoming lane of traffic on Broadway Avenue just south of Pierce Street and broadsided a minivan occupied by Katie Jonak, her 40-year-old mother and two young friends. Jonak’s mother tried to avoid the collision…

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Drunk, high Akron man arrested for crash

“The man crashed his car near milepost 113 on Interstate 77 but drove off. Officers stopped the car at Frank Avenue NW and Shuffle Street NW around 11:50 p.m. Sunday. They found marijuana and a digital scale in the car.” When questioned by the officers “The man admitted to drinking and smoking marijuana.” – Read…

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Man gets 3 years for South Side crash that killed passenger

“After being released from the hospital, officers found a small plastic bag containing “several burnt up blunts,” prosecutors said. A DUI test performed at the hospital tested positive for THC and Faust admitted to smoking cannabis earlier in the day.” – Read the Full Article

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