Individuals who have been charged with drunk driving crimes should be prepared with a drunk driving defense. Drunk driving charges can lead to serious penalties and consequences which is why accused individuals should be familiar with their criminal defense rights.
Knowing how to respond to drunk driving charges can be critical to preserving the future of the accused individual. DUI charges can result in both criminal and administrative penalties that can leave accused individuals with potential jail time, fines and driver's license suspension.
An Oldham County High School principal is on paid leave after being charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving. Though she will take one week off to address personal issues, she will remain employed with the board of education while charges are pending. Her continued employment will be decided pending the outcome of this incident.
A crash on Broadway and 2nd occurred in the early morning hours of June 30, 2018, leaving one motorcyclist dead, and another driver charged with murder, wanton endangerment, and driving under the influence. According to one article, the driver pulled out in front of the motorcyclist, causing the crash. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. A spokesperson for the police stated that the driver did stay at the scene.