St. Patrick's Day, March 17, has unfortunately become a deadly day in the United States. This is due to a dramatic spike in drunk-driving fatalities, a day when 30-40% of vehicle accidents are caused by DUI.
With West Virginia's recent passage of the Medical Cannabis Act, Senate Bill 386, which was signed into law by Governor Justice on April 19, 2017, many patients will have access to the relief they have been seeking, but new issues regarding driving safety and impairment testing have arisen.
Early Monday morning, a Morgantown Police Officer was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital after a vehicle ran into his cruiser while he was stopped at a red light in Morgantown, WV at the corner of Patteson Drive and University Avenue.
Shortly after moving to Morgantown, WV, I had the opportunity to attend one of the first Mountaineer Balloon Festivals at Hart Field. Do you remember the glory days of the festival when at least 50 balloons would launch and sail over Westover and Sabraton? Every year since, I have dreamed of going up in one myself.
Morgantown Woman Charged with DUI:
A Morgantown woman is facing the criminal charge of DUI Causing Injury after hitting a Morgantown fireman with her vehicle while driving under the influence Wednesday night. According to a Morgantown Police Department press release, the thirty-year-old woman was taken to the North Central Regional Jail where she is awaiting arraignment.
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