Las Vegas Woman Faces Felony DUI Charges
A woman living in Las Vegas was arrested on felony DUI charges after crashing her vehicle into three pedestrians, Oct. 24. All three pedestrians were taken to a nearby medical facility where they were treated for serious injuries.
Three Pedestrians Suffer Serious Injuries
Camille Lagroe, 23, allegedly crashed her 2004 Ford F-150 into three men who were pushing a 2001 Kia sedan on a Las Vegas street at approximately 9:11 p.m. The three victims have been identified as:
- Brian Espiritu, 21
- Fransisco Anchetas, 22
- Nick Cimini, 21
Auto Accident under Investigation
According to reports, the accident remains under investigation. If Lagroe is convicted of a felony DUI, she faces two to 20 years in prison, hefty fines and the loss of driving privileges for up to three years.
In Nevada, it is automatically classified as a felony DUI charge if an individual is killed or seriously injured in an accident that is caused by a drunk driver.
If an individual is convicted on three or more DUI charges, he/she also faces felony DUI charges which can result is harsh penalties such as one to seven years in prison, fines exceeding $5,000 and the loss of driving privileges for approximately three years.
(Source: Las Vegas Sun)
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