Client Rear-Ends Car In A Driveway At 50mph

Client blew thru a stop sign and went into a residential driveway and crashed into a car sitting in the driveway at about 50mph.  Defendant had glassy bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol.  Client admitted to drinking.  Client failed the sobriety tests.  Client blew a .182 breath test.  Client was cited with OVI, Super OVI (tested above .17), Failure to Yield, and Underage Consumption.  Client was 18 years old.  This was client’s third accident in 3 years.


After some “damage control” and negotiations with the State, client pled to OVI, with the 3 day alcohol school, 40 hours of community service, $650 fine, 6 months license suspension, 6 points assessed, and no fine for Underage Consumption amended to Disorderly Conduct.