Noble McIntyre on September 29, 2011
A recent accident has once again cast a spotlight on the prevalence of drunk driving related incidences in Oklahoma. On September 28, 2011, three men were taken to OU Medical Center after a man who may have been driving drunk caused a head-on collision. According to police, the accident occurred around 6 a.m. at NW 30th and North Council Road in Bethany. Reports say that a driver of a northbound gray sports utility vehicle crossed over the centerline on the road and hit a southbound red pick-up head on. Two men in the SUV were hurt and the man driving the pick-up suffered a severe leg injury. The driver faces a driving under the influence complaint.
Drunk driving is a serious problem that has been on the rise in Oklahoma. According to our Oklahoma Drunk Driving Statistics, alcohol-related accidents have risen steadily since 2005, even though fatalities have dropped significantly from 2008 to 2009. Continue reading
Jeremy Thurman on September 21, 2010
Intoxicated driving continues to be a leading cause of catastrophic automobile accidents in Oklahoma. A prime example of this can be found at KFOR.com where they report that an unlicensed, speeding and to make matters worse intoxicated driver has sent give people to the hospital with two in critical condition. Continue reading