A 34-year-old Jaffrey man was killed Saturday night when a pickup truck operated by an allegedly drunk driver slammed into a tree near the Jaffrey-Fitzwilliam town line, the Keene Sentinel is reporting.
Nichole Oates, 34, of Rindge was charged with felony-level driving while intoxicated following the crash, which happened shortly before 11 p.m. on Fitzwilliam Road, police told the Sentinel.Her passenger, Daniel Peard, died of multiple injuries, officials said.
Oates was reportedly driving a 2012 Ford 150 Raptor truck.Oates was transported to Cheshire County Jail and held on $5,000 cash bail pending an arraignment scheduled for Monday morning, the Sentinel reported.
via Driver charged with DWI in fatal Jaffrey crash – NashuaTelegraph.com.
A woman has been arrested on aggravated driving while intoxicated charges after an accident in which a pedestrian was struck early Sunday morning at Hampton Beach.
Hampton police received a call at 1:35 a.m. about the accident in the area of 101 Ocean Blvd.
Officers located the injured pedestrian, who was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries, police said.
Michelle Rodrigues, 22, of Ispwich, Mass., was arrested on the DWI charges.
via Woman charged with DWI after car strikes pedestrian | SeacoastOnline.com.
A local man was arrested Thursday on an aggravated DWI charge, a day after he was arrested in Maine for driving while intoxicated.
Ronald Merrill, 55, of 13 Emery Lane, was arrested about 5:30 p.m. after police received three 911 calls from different motorists reporting a vehicle being driven erratically on Concord Stage Road with the operator periodically driving into oncoming traffic.
When an officer approached Merrill, who had pulled over on the side of the road, police said he tossed a beer can at the officer. After a series of standard field sobriety tests, Merrill was arrested and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated.
Police said they later learned that Merrill was arrested for DWI Wednesday night in Litchfield, Maine by Maine State Police.
via Weare man: 2 days, 2 DWI charges, 2 states | New Hampshire NEWS03.
A New Hampshire school bus driver is facing arraignment today in Lowell District Court on charges he boozily rear-ended a minivan school bus yesterday with the loaded bus he was driving.
Erik K. Paulik, 37, of Manchester, N.H., was held overnight on $10,000 cash bail at the Tyngsboro police station. Paulik is charged with drunken driving, child endangerment while drunken driving and failure to slow when approaching an intersection.
No one was injured in the 2:45 p.m. crash at Middlesex and Westford roads. Police said the minivan was carrying four students, while Paulik’s small bus, owned by a company in Manchester, N.H., was transporting four students and two adult monitors.
Investigators said Paulik had been tailgating the minivan just prior to impact and struck it when the minivan stopped at the intersection.
via School bus driver facing drunk driving charges – BostonHerald.com.
State Police are investigating a series of crashes that shut down Interstate 93 near Exit 4 for nearly an hour Saturday night.
According to New Hampshire State Police Sgt. Nathan Noyes, troopers were called to the area after a 2006 Mazda 6 spun out of control and stopped on the center median. The driver of the Mazda got out of the car and fled on foot, Noyes said.
As traffic slowed to look at the car in the middle of the highway, motorcycle rider Julie Nigro, 31, of North Andover, Mass., lost control of her motorcycle when she tried to stop. Nigro sustained minor injuries.
While troopers were investigating the crashes, Keith Lord, 50, of Plaistow, stopped on the north bond side of the highway to give information to the troopers about the Mazda driver, according to Noyes.
Lord was subsequently arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, according to Noyes.
The Mazda driver was eventually found and charged with being a minor in possession of alcohol, Noyes reports.
via Man charged with DWI after stopping to give State Police information about wreck on I-93 | New Hampshire NEWS07.
Graham was eventually arrested and charged with DWI and conduct after an accident, the same offenses Merrimack police had charged him with following a separate incident earlier that day, police said.
read full article at … Police: Merrimack man charged twice with DWI in one afternoon – NashuaTelegraph.com.
A local man charged with driving while intoxicated Friday night left behind a crucial piece of evidence at the scene of a hit-and-run accident: his front bumper with license plate attached.
via Man charged with DWI; car’s bumper was left at scene | SeacoastOnline.com.
Speed and alcohol are being blamed on a crash in Gilsum.
New Hampshire State Police said a car hit an embankment on Route 10 Monday evening and rolled over.
via Driver Charged With DWI After Rollover – New Hampshire News Story – WMUR New Hampshire.