Archive for Impaired driving – Page 2

Mental health paperwork found at home of Miriam Carey after Capitol chase — (CNN)
Man pleads guilty in crash that killed DOT worker — (Lexington WIStv)
Drink-drive deaths soaring while one in five motorists have driven high on drugs — (Daily Mirror)
STATE of New Jersey v. Baum — (Leagle)
Sharon woman charged with motor vehicle homicide under the influence of alcohol after pregnant mom killed in pedestrian accident — (The Enterprise)
Mother of deceased students files wrongful death lawsuit — (The Daily Mississippian)
SSRI Ed note: Driver on Prozac crosses median, killing 2 students
Burlington-area woman faces drug charges in wake of collision — (The Journal-Times)
Husband holds 'enormous hate' for hit and run accused — (ABC News Australia)
In the Crosshairs: Chris Kyle, a decorated sniper, tried to help a troubled veteran. The result was tragic — (The New Yorker)
SSRI Ed note: Veteran on prescription drug cocktail including antidepressants shoots American hero.
Man died after car crashed into a drain — (Grimsby Telegraph)
Karen Bouquillon, solid waste manager for Northampton, charged with illegal drug possession, drunken driving — (Daily Hampshire Gazette)
PCSO Who Crashed Car After Mixing Wine With Anti-Depressants Lied About Who Was Driving — (Daily Mail)
Judge says he’ll send driver convicted of killing Brian Beaver to prison — (Daily World)
Woman’s arson attack on family home led to father-of-two’s tragic suicide — (Kilkenny People)
Rainier man set to be sentenced for striking and killing pedestrian — (The Olympian)
Troopers open fire after driver rams cruiser at Dunkin' Donuts — (
Police: Hit-and-Run Driver was High on Pot, Antidepressants — (Nazareth Patch)
Singh sentenced to 15 years to life in fatal DUI in Ventura — (Ventura County Star)
SSRI Ed note: Responsible, kind businessman takes antidepressants, gets drunk, speeds around town in his car, has 3 accidents, kills cyclist, remembers nothing. Gets 15 yrs.
Prison death ‘tragic loss of life’ — (The Dominion Post)
Father, son who died in plane crash laid to rest — (Stafford County Sun)
Health Canada tight-lipped on Champix suicides — (Toronto Star)
NTSB issues report on Clarkson Valley helicopter crash — (Newsmagazine Network)
Woman pleads guilty in Kirkland DUI vehicular homicide case — (KING 5 News)
Taking Prozac? Don’t drive: Pills raise risk of you having an accident by 70% — (Daily Mail)
Pilot's Last Words before Fatal Crash Help Investigation — (
Driver to stand trial over nurse fatality — (Canberra Times)
A case of sleep driving? — (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
Husband of Boynton Beach woman who died in Georgia helicopter crash sues manufacturer — (Palm Beach Post)
Jury rejects 'Zoloft' defense, finds ex-detective guilty of rape — (Los Angeles Times)
Pilots can cover up mental health problems — (The Canberra Times)
Sheriff's mercy for mum who killed young teacher in wrong side of road crash — (Daily Record)
Could positive test for benzodiazepine in a Garda Urine Screen be false? — (
UPDATE: Men Killed in Fatal Plane Crash Identified — (Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch)
Flirting with trouble: Details of life of man accused of killing police officer begin to emerge — (Austin Statesman)
SSRI Ed note: Promising student takes Xanax for depression, loses motivation, gets into trouble, shoots and kills a police officer.
Plane crash victims are ID’d — (My San Antonio)
SSRI Ed note: Pilot on paroxetine (Paxil) crashes plane, killing himself and his passenger.
Murder trial begins — (The Andalusia Star News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on various meds including Lexapro drives recklessly, kills 2, charged with homicide.
Cops: Lady Who Overdosed Drove to CVS for Meds — (Middletown Patch)
Boston man faces multiple charges following chase with pregnant passenger — (Times Georgian)
Speeding results in DWI-2 charge — (The News Star)
Attorney: Driver accused of killing 3 teens ‘very remorseful' — (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
East St. Louis mother killed two children, fled, say police — (stltoday)
Woman's Alleged Killer on Heavy Meds — (Temecula Patch)
Cops: Mother Crashes Car With Kids, Drugs Could Be Cause — (
Westminster DUI Lawyer May is charged with DUI — (Wenatchee World)
SSRI Ed note: Man on clonazepam, Effexor and Trazodone causes serious car crash, cannot remember, behaves strangely.
NTSB Cites Pilot Error for 2011 Z Islander Apartments Plane Crash — (
Drugs ‘likely’ caused crash — (The Durango Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants drives recklessly, causes a fatal crash, killing self and other motorists; perhaps accident, perhaps suicide.
Former chief deputy coroner dozed off during DUI arrest, court documents allege — (Lewis County Sirens)
State High Court Upholds Death Sentence For Triple Homicide At TDOT Facility — (The Chattanoogan)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Celexa, Xanax, shoots and kills his estranged wife, 2 other employees at her workplace. Gets 3 death sentences.
Police: Man Arrested For DWAI After Causing Two Accidents — (Harrison Patch)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking zolpidem and paroxetine drives, no alcohol, causes at least two accidents, is charged for being impaired.
SSRI Ed note: Woman driving after drinking wine, taking Lexapro and other meds drive impaired, kills pedestrian. State expert misses issue of SSRI/wine combination.