Tag Archives: DUI

Serial Drunk Driver on Trial for Deadly Crash…  

Serial Drunk Driver on Trial for Deadly CrashOn September 30, 2018, 25-year-old Angela Wimmer stopped at a stoplight at the intersection of West Colfax Avenue and Kipling Street on her way home from church. Suddenly, she was hit from behind by a suspected drunk driver. The collision pushed her car into oncoming traffic, where she was hit by three other vehicles. Medical teams rushed the young woman to the hospital, but she later died from her injuries. Now, Todd Grudznske, the serial drunk driver on trial for the deadly crash.  (more…)

Repeat Drunk Drivers are a Danger to Everyone on t…  

driver drinking alcohol while driving | Repeat Drunk DriversIn 1994, Patricio Martinez was driving drunk when he smashed into a 20-year-old motorcyclist and killed him. That was his fifth DUI. He had a blood alcohol of 2 ½ times the legal limit. Prior to that fatal night, Martinez never went to prison for his prior DUIs. Instead, he was given a plea deal that gave him a chance to have the felony DUI conviction disappear. When he killed the young motorcyclist, however, a judge finally sentenced him to 24 years in prison. He spent more than 18 years behind bars before finally being released in 2013. (more…)