Archive for Vehicle crash

Accused in fatal truck attack on Muslim family asks London, Ont., court for legal aid; Nathaniel Veltman, 20, faces 4 counts of murder, 1 count of attempted murder — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on Zoloft/sertraline retrofits truck for combat, drinks, runs down a family out for an evening walk, killing 5. Anti-Muslim sentiment blamed.
Mount Enterprise man indicted on intox manslaughter charges in Port Arthur wreck that killed teen girl, 2 adults, injured child — (12 News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on anti-anxiety meds, Zoloft, drinks, drives, sees double, causes fatal car crash.
‘Gifted’ schoolboy, 18, killed himself by crashing into a lorry after missing out on place at top uni — (The  Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Kind, gifted student feels anxious, counsellor prescribes fluoxetine, he dies by suicide shortly after. Coroner does not suspect role of medication in tragedy.
Police release body camera footage of teenage girl’s fatal shooting — (ABC Eyewitness News)
SSRI Ed note: High school student on antidepressants goes on a bizarre rampage, driving recklessly, pointing a toy gun at police, who shoot and kill her.
Tragic dad’s final phone call to wife before walking into traffic on M62 — (The Hull Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes antidepressants for suicidal man, he takes them, later kills himself. Coroner notes "neither drugs or alcohol played a part in his death". Really?
Two murder charges in bizarre killing of family members — (Gaston Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist treats businessman with medication for anxiety, he gets much worse, drives jeep into building killing 2. Conclusion? he needs psychiatric help.
James Fields Jr.: A neo-Nazi’s violent, rage-fueled journey to Charlottesville — (The Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Ineffective parent Mum has her angry young son medicated by 13. Diagnosed with schizophrenia he gets more meds, at 20 has rage explosion. Neo-nazism blamed.
Revealed: Finsbury Park terror suspect was sent to rehab for drink and drugs addictions as his sister claims he stole wallet from their blind great granddad — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Finsbury Park terror suspect revealed as devoted father, troubled man, suicidal after splitting with long-time partner and taking antidepressants.
What we know about the University of Texas stabbing suspect — (KXAN)
SSRI Ed note: Biology major at U. Texas on Zoloft gets in car accidents, starts missing classes, stabs 4 students, killing one. No warning, no motive.
Man accused of killing Island Lake woman claims he was insane at the time — (Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds incl antidepressants, history of suicide attempts, odd ideas, is violent, antisocial, murders a woman. Schizoaffective disorder blamed.
Police: ‘Very lackadaisical’ driver charged in fatal crash had double dose of antidepressant in system — (The News Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Woman, 73, on antidepressants causes fatal crash, appears unconcerned.
Wife pays loving tribute to Plymouth dad who died in motorcycle accident — (The Plymouth Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man on-and-off antidepressants goes back on, has avoidable fatal crash shortly after. Wfe denies it could have been suicide, Coroner blames depression.
Maui man appears in court for allegedly killing estranged wife — (KHON 2)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes Ambien, stabs and kills former girlfriend, stabs 2 others, does not remember anything after taking the meds.
Benz driver likely to avoid drink-driving charge (Updated) — (Bangkok Post)
SSRI Ed note: Young man from wealthy family in Lexapro speeds, causes fatal crash, refuses alcohol test.
Kent man faces vehicular homicide charge in October death of SeaTac woman — (Kent Reporter)
SSRI Ed note: Man's driving is impaired by Prozac, he runs red light and kills another driver.
N.J. cop killed in crash had booze, drugs in system — (NY Daily News)
The Incomprehensibility of Death by Suicide — (Radio-Canada)
SSRI Ed note: Popular hockey player/university student given antidepressants, loses control of emotions, becomes suicidal, stabs himself to death. Depression blamed.
Drug Pipe Found in Truck That Killed Four Ball Players — (Bloomberg)
SSRI Ed note: Driver taking Trazodone and Zoloft hits bus, investigation focuses on marijuana.
 Hunt family inquest reopens pain of tragic deaths — (The Australian)
SSRI Ed note: Kim Hunt takes antidepressants on and off, with negative impact on her personality, patience with her children. Husband eventually kills entire family.
Clinton Township mother: ‘He took my baby from me’ — (Macomb Daily Trials)
SSRI Ed note: Man on alcohol under legal limit, plus Prozac and Lyrica, who caused fatal accident, acquitted of impaired driving charge. Possibly suicide attempt.
Oklahoma labor commissioner stabbed to death in OKC— (News OK)
Witnesses describe chaos at Scott County concert where man was killed — (6abc wate.com)
SSRI Ed note: Food truck vendor at concert, on Xanax + antidepressant + alcohol, drives SUV into crowd, injuring many, killing one.
No Charges Filed Against LAPD Officers Who Fatally Shot Oceanside Man — (KPBS)
SSRI Ed note: Following car chase, police shoot, kill a vet on antidepressants as he exits his vehicle, continue shooting after he falls, killing him on live tv. No charges.
Dellinger Admits Guilt in Fatal I-89 Crash; ‘I Wish I Could Have That Day Over Again’ — (Valley News)
SSRI Ed note: Man withdrawing from Ambien, on Prozac and another psych med “far in excess of the normal dosage" drives across median, kills couple and unborn child.
Sisto pleads guilty to assault — (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, on Prozac and 2 anxiety medications drives recklessly, kills a couple, speeds, resists arrest. Faces 35 years in prison.
Rob Bironas had .218 blood alcohol, report says — (The Tennesean)
SSRI Ed note: Titans kicker taking Valium uncharacteristically drinks alcohol and drives, has fatal accident.
Trucker in Massive Rig Destroys Two Families in His Sleep — (Bloomberg Business)
SSRI Ed note: Trucker on Prozac, other meds, dozes off while driving, kills woman, critically injures her 2 sons, takes no responsibility, says woman had "expiration date".
Reconstruction of Swiss bus crash “shows driver was suicidal” — (Flanders Today)
DUI Defense Against Xanax, Lexapro, and Other Meds — (Florida Litigation Attorneys)
Town, Village of Lancaster Police Blotter — (Springville Journal)
Man Charged With Murder Of Unborn Child — (ABC News 13)
Charges against former PPG exec upgraded to murder — (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Accidental death verdict for farmer killed in crash — (Lancashire Evening Post)
Man indicted for death of former CJL director — (The Daily Princetonian)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on mood stabilizer and Zoloft gets into trouble repeatedly, drives aggressively and rams a vehicle, causing death.
AG: New details revealed in Manchester officer-involved fatal shooting — (WMUR New Hampshire)
Mental health paperwork found at home of Miriam Carey after Capitol chase — (CNN)
Man pleads guilty in crash that killed DOT worker — (Lexington WIStv)
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)
Ipswich: Man who committed suicide outside Asda had seen doctors that day — (EADT24)
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)
Marshfield man who crashed car into van died from multiple injuries – inquest — (South Wales Argus)
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)
Mother-of-two medical director, 38, inexplicably lay down in slow lane of M4 after having a minor crash and was killed instantly by a lorry — (Daily Mail)
PCSO Who Crashed Car After Mixing Wine With Anti-Depressants Lied About Who Was Driving — (Daily Mail)
Woman went to help at crash scene – and found victim was her husband — (The Bristol Post)
Judge says he’ll send driver convicted of killing Brian Beaver to prison — (Daily World)