Iowa OWI offender involved in fatal accident busted again

On June 17, Radio Iowa reported that a woman who was charged for her involvement in a fatal drunk driving (OWI) accident in Des Moines last year was arrested recently in southern Iowa.

A sheriff in Lucas County reported that authorities arrested a 53-year-old woman on June 10 due to suspicions that she was driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants. Deputies later learned that the woman’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) was 0.112 percent after a preliminary breath test. Records showed the woman was charged in connection to a November 17 OWI accident that killed a 60-year-old man and a 59-year-old man. The woman, who was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide-operating under the influence and vehicular homicide-reckless driving, is scheduled for a court hearing in September.

The legal team at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. in Des Moines understands that drunk drivers are one of the leading causes of fatal accidents. If you were harmed by a drunk driver, we may be able to help you receive compensation for recovery. Learn more about your options from us by calling (877) 327-2600.


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