Friday, March 7 2014 8:07 PM EST2014-03-08 01:07:02 GMT
The Toledo Municipal Court will soon open a Domestic Violence Waiting Room. Those involved hope it will increase victim participation in the court process, as well as provide a safe location for them.More >>
The Toledo Municipal Court will soon open a Domestic Violence Waiting Room for victims. Those involved hope it will increase victim participation in the court process, as well as provide a safe location for them.More >>
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
The driver of a car that crashed head-on with a motorcyclist fled the scene of a fatal accident, only to be arrested later.
The accident happened just after 11 p.m. Wednesday near Douglas and Ida roads in west Toledo. Police say 32-year-old motorcyclist Jason Alexander was speeding northbound when 39-year-old David Robinson Sr. was driving a Buick LeSabre and went left of center, crashing into him. Police say Alexander was ejected from his motorcycle, struck the windshield and was catapulted into the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Toledo fire personnel.
Neighbors that heard the crash say they ran out of their homes and saw the motorcycle in flames.
Police say Robinson took off on foot and was later arrested near Miracle Mile Shopping Center on Laskey Road. He was given a BAC test and then taken to the University of Toledo Medical Center for a blood sample. He was later released.
Robinson has been charged with driving with a suspended license and failure to stop after an accident. Sgt. Joe Heffernan says felony charges will be presented to the grand jury once all the evidence has been processed.
"It appears as though several factors may have been involved in this accident. Alcohol may have been a factor. There may have been other substance abuses that may have been a factor. These are all things that we have to verify before we go ahead with the charges," explained Heffernan.
According to police, Robinson has had multiple run-ins with the law, including various drinking, drug and traffic offenses.
The crash remains under investigation. Douglas was closed for more than four hours while crews worked to clean debris and piece together what happened.
Mugshots of wanted criminals listed as "Fugitive of the Week." Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of a fugitive is encouraged to contact their local authorities. More >>
Mugshots of wanted criminals listed as "Fugitive of the Week." Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of a fugitive is encouraged to contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or local police department. More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-03-09 18:40:44 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The coroner released the identity of a woman who was hit and killed by someone driving a van. The accident occurred Sunday around 4:36 a.m. on Preston Highway at Pinecroft DriveMore >>
The accident occurred Sunday around 4:36 a.m. on Preston Highway at Pinecroft Drive near Blue Lick Road in the Okolona neighborhood of Louisville.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-03-09 21:50:21 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A business was evacuated due to a gas leak as hazmat crews continue to work to secure the area, according to Louisville Metrosafe. Dispatchers confirmed the business is in theMore >>
Fire crews were able to set up a water line and fog curtain to approach the tank and shut off the valve. The leak was contained at 12:56 p.m.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-03-09 18:38:57 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police have responded to a fatal car accident early Sunday morning. Around 4:45, the accident was reported in Okolona, at Preston Highway and Blue Lick Road. Police aren'tMore >>
Around 4:45 a.m., the accident was reported in Okolona at Preston Highway and Blue Lick Road.
Friday, March 7 2014 9:42 PM EST2014-03-08 02:42:29 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – One man is dead after an accident involving three vehicles in south Louisville. According to Jefferson County Deputy Coroner RD Jones, Ricky Duncan, 54, was driving a Ford escortMore >>
The Louisville Metro Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.More >>
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