A man whose passenger was killed in a car accident is facing drunk driving charges, according to local police. The Nov. 22 crash has led to a DUI charge for the driver, who allegedly admitted to being drunk behind the wheel when the crash occurred. His passenger was killed in the crash, and several other people were injured. He was due to appear in a Minnesota court for the first time on Dec. 10.
Minnesota readers may have heard media coverage of a recent incident in which a Worthington woman was arrested and charged with multiple crimes. Police assert that the woman was not only drinking and driving, but might also have endangered her three children in the process. As she prepares to answer to the DWI charges against her, many across the state are watching to see how her case will unfold.
A Minnesota man was recently arrested in Hennepin County in connection with a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred earlier this month. Charges against this individual include DUI, vehicular homicide and failing to remain at the scene of an accident. All of these charges carry stiff penalties under state laws, should they ultimately result in a criminal conviction.