Waterloo employee suspected of impaired driving facing charges

An animal control employee in Waterloo, Iowa has been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) after he got involved in an accident in June that resulted in one personal injury, an article of The Courier reported on August 10.

According to reports, aside from first offense OWI, reckless driving and not reporting an injury citations were also given to the 55-year-old male city vehicle driver whom authorities arrested on July 20. The man, who was driving a minivan on June 25, struck the back portion of a vehicle in the vicinity of Mohawk Street. The driver of the other vehicle was transported to a hospital due to back pain complaint. Though the animal control officer passed a breathalyzer test, a sample of his blood was tested. The arrest was then made, after nortramadol, tramadol, and hydrocodone painkillers were allegedly detected from the blood sample.

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Drunk driver facing child endangerment charges in Iowa

An intoxicated driver was arrested in late September and is currently facing several charges in Newton after authorities found him operating his vehicle under the influence of alcohol with his four children riding in the car with him at the time.

According to reports, a 40-year-old Marshalltown resident was apprehended on September 26 after he was observed by a police officer to be driving erratically along the 1300 block of First Avenue. Authorities discovered that there were four children inside the vehicle, and the driver – who happened to be their father – reportedly refused to submit to testing and admitted to being intoxicated several times. The driver was also apparently driving without a valid license and had two prior OWI arrests.

Though no one was hurt in this recent OWI arrest, the Iowa lawyers of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., understand that accidents caused by intoxicated drivers often leave families struggling to recover from the devastating consequences. If you have been involved in a drunk driving accident, or lost a loved one to someone else’s negligent behavior, our legal team may be able to help you pursue compensation that will enable you to focus on moving forward. Call our office today at (877) 327-2600 to learn more.



Iowa athlete suspended after drunken driving arrest

A male university wrestler in Iowa was recently suspended from team activities after state authorities arrested him for driving a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), an article of The Des Moines Register reported on July 11.

The 21-year-old wrestler for Iowa State University reportedly is facing an OWI charge after he was arrested by Iowa police. Authorities did not provided further details regarding the wrestler’s arrest and the charge filed against him. The wrestler’s coach expressed disappointment about the arrest and stated that they are handling the issue seriously, as the wrestler violated the code of conduct. The wrestler, who is currently suspended indefinitely from his team, is known to have two family members who were former members of the “Cyclones” wrestling team.

Though no one was reportedly hurt in the recent OWI arrest in Iowa, the lawyers of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., understand that many people are left seriously injured when a drunk driver causes an accident. If this has happened to you or a loved one, we may help you pursue financial compensation to cover any damages. Call our office today at 877-327-2600 to learn more about your options.



Drunk driver sentenced to 55 years in jail after deadly accident

A jail sentence of 55 years was given to a man who was recently found guilty of crashing a vehicle last year while intoxicated, resulting in the deaths of two men and injury of one person, KWQC reported on May 21.

The 24-year-old male vehicle driver was found guilty of intoxicated driving in April in regards to the September 28, 2014 accident in which three people in the vehicle he struck were killed. The driver was using excessive speed and had a blood alcohol level two times greater than the allowed limit. Though the lone crash survivor is continuing to recover from his injuries, he stated that he is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. In the sentencing, the driver received 25 years each for the two vehicular homicide charges and another five years for inflicting serious injuries to a person.

Aside from great emotional and physical pain, families who lose their loved ones in drunk driving accidents are also left suffering from financial losses. The legal team of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., is dedicated to representing those in this position; find out how we may help you today by calling 877-327-2600.



Intoxicated driver apprehended for pedestrian crash

Des Moines Police recently apprehended a male driver after injuring a woman in an accident where a parked vehicle and a nightclub were also damaged, a March 15 article of The Des Moines Register stated.

Reports coming from authorities revealed that a witness saw a vehicle operated by a man, 36, speeding around 10:00 p.m. on the southern portion of Southwest Seventh Street. His vehicle reportedly struck a parked vehicle, which, in turn, struck an unidentified woman. The “View Nightclub” also was damaged in the incident. However, the man in question maintains that he was not speeding and just lost control after a vehicle cut him off.

The Iowa lawyers of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. understand that pedestrians often suffer serious or even fatal injuries in vehicular accidents. If this has happened to you or to a loved one, our personal injury lawyers may be able to help you get financial assistance for your recovery. Discuss your situation with us today by calling 877-327-2600 to learn more about your options.



Man drives drunk with child in the car

Rockwell, Iowa Police recently arrested a man who was driving drunk with a child in the a vehicle, KCCI News 8 reported on November 24.

Police on November 22 received a call concerned about a car driving erratically in Cerro Gordo County. Police later identified and arrested Benito Hernandez for drunk driving. Several charges, including OWI and child endangerment, were filed against 22-year-old Hernandez after police found an unrestrained 3-year-old child inside of his vehicle.

Though no one was injured in the recent drunken driving arrest, the Iowa auto accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. knows that expensive hospitalization is often a result of accidents caused by intoxicated drivers. If you are in such a situation, our efficient lawyers may provide you legal representation for the best chance at securing your much needed treatment funds from negligent parties. Call our office today at 877-327-2600 to find out how we may work for you.



Mother and cousin of “The Rock” hurt in alleged DUI crash

The mother and cousin of “Fast & Furious” movie star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson were recently injured in a head-on crash. The accident was allegedly caused by a drunken driver, according to a Fox 31 story reported on August 10.

According to reports, the former wrestling superstar posted a picture on Twitter on August 10 showing the damaged Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) of his mother Ata Johnson. Dwayne’s cousin, Lina Fanene, who was also injured in the crash stated on Instagram how grateful she was after surviving the incident. Under the hashtag #BearHugsAndGratitude, Dwayne advised his Instagram followers to hug their families tighter and be thankful that they can express their love to them.

The crash reportedly occurred some days ago and became more public after Fanene posted a photo of herself on Twitter with an arm sling.

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Policeman injured in Story County OWI crash

A police officer suffered from injuries recently after the patrol car he was driving was struck by another vehicle in Story County, an article by whotv.com reported on June 9.

Reports coming from Iowa State Patrol stated the incident occurred on June 8 when the squad car of Huxley policeman Nick Swanson was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Nevada resident Kasi Stahl on the overpass of 315th Street. Officer Swanson was investigating a reported cattle sighting on Interstate 35 when the accident occurred. Responding paramedics brought Swanson to the hospital after he sustained non-life threatening injuries. Stahl, who was charged with Operating a vehicle While Intoxicated (OWI), was booked in Story County Jail.

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Two bars sued for over-serving drunk driver who caused fatal accident

Businesses in Jesup and Independence were sued for their role in Bryan Cornwell’s intoxication prior to the fatal accident he caused on the road, the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier stated on May 23.

Jesup-based bar Bucketz Bar & Grill and Heartland Acres Agribition Center in Independence were sued last April for serving Cornwell an excessive amount of alcohol. The 22-year-old pickup driver from Oelwein had a blood alcohol content of 0.214 on June 22 after he struck the motorcycle carrying Derek Martie and Kathlyn Leekley on Dubuque Road. The accident killed Leekley, while Martie survived after sustaining multiple injuries. Cornwell was recently sentenced to 32 years of imprisonment.

Aside from suffering from emotional trauma, families who have unexpectedly lost their loved ones in drunk driving accidents often suffer great financial loss. The lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., work for people in Iowa who are struggling in situations like this. Find out how our lawyers may help you seek remunerations from negligent parties today by calling 877-327-2600.



Drunk driver sentenced to 32 years in prison

Bryan Cornwell, 22, was sentenced to 32 years in prison for causing a motorcycle accident in 2013 that killed one person and injured another.

Cornwell plead guilty to vehicular homicide for the June 2013 accident that killed Katlyn Leekly, 20, and injured her boyfriend Derek Martie, 24. Cornwell was driving drunk when his pickup struck Martie’s motorcycle.

After hitting the motorcycle, Cornwell fled the scene of the crime. The sentencing indicated that Cornwell will be eligible for parole after 7 years of imprisonment.

Motorcycle riders who have been injured in accidents often suffer from financial and physical burdens. The lawyers at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., work for motorcycle riders in Iowa who have been injured by negligent drivers. Call our lawyers today at 877-327-2600 to discuss your legal options.



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