Suspect In Deadly Drunken Driving Crash Turns Himself In

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PHOENIX – A suspect in a deadly accident, in which alcohol was involved, that happened in the month of April, has turned himself in to the authorities.

According to the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened on 11th of April in which 55-year-old James Brown was involved who was driving under the influence of alcohol as proved by the tests. Brown’s motor vehicle was found overturned and he was lying on the ground bleeding as he sustained severe injuries. The other individual who was travelling in the car was trapped unconscious inside it near Black Canyon City.

Brown was rushed for medical treatment at a Phoenix hospital after the accident and intoxication tests showed that his blood-alcohol level was 0.176 percent, which is double the legal limit of driving.

Police charged him for manslaughter and driving under the influence. Deputies found multiple beer cans and liquor bottles near the accident spot.

Spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn said that Brown was later released from the hospital and a warrant was issued after blood test results were issued. Witnesses were interviewed about the accident and the reason why it occurred after which a grand jury indicted him.

News Source: www.ABC15.com

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