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Man injured in Missouri accident accused of DWI

Car accidents can happen to anyone at any time. Unfortunately, those driving late at night who may be experiencing fatigue may be especially at risk of being involved in an accident. However, a person's behavior following a crash caused by a simple mistake could easily be misinterpreted by law enforcement officials who may already be primed to assume the worst. In fact, it is unclear what evidence supports claims that a driver who was recently injured in a Missouri car accident was driving while intoxicated, or DWI.

The incident is said to have happened just after 11 p.m. on a day in early January. Reports indicate that a 23-year-old driver fell asleep while at the wheel of a pickup truck. The truck reportedly crossed the centerline before exiting the left side of the road. The vehicle reportedly came to a stop after it struck a ditch and rolled.

Man faces drug charges in Missouri after selling to informant

The criminal justice system is often complex even to those people who have legal training. Often, those without legal training who are facing drug charges -- among others -- are unsure of their situation. For example, a man who is now facing criminal charges after he allegedly sold drugs to a police informant is likely wondering about his legal options.

The man's arrest happened on a day in mid-September. According to reports, the 32-year-old man sold methamphetamine to a police informant. Police reportedly recorded the transaction.

Is expungement an option for me?

Getting caught in a crime makes your life difficult even after you've completed your sentence. But, depending on your circumstances, you may be able to permanently put your charges in the past.

Expungement is a process that can seal your past mistakes from your criminal record so that they don't appear in background checks. Here's how to qualify.

Missouri woman charged with DWI after crash

A driver must take in a great deal of information while driving and channel that information into action. Between ensuring that a vehicle is running properly and monitoring other vehicles in the area, it is understandable that a driver may make a mistake. Unfortunately, police in Missouri and across the country may be quick to assume that a mistake was actually due to DWI.

Unfortunately, a woman is now facing criminal charges following an accident. Police say that the woman crashed her minivan into a Missouri Chinese restaurant around 4 p.m. on a day in late November. Witnesses claim that they advised the driver to turn off her vehicle when she attempted to reverse out of the store.

What is the fine for speeding in Missouri?

A driver can take a significant financial hit in connection to a speeding ticket. For one, speeding convictions come with fines. What the level of these fines are depends on several factors. We’ll go over the main ones today.

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