The accident happened when the man, identified as 60-year-old Stanley Thomas, was driving his RB the wrong way on Suncoast Boulevard near West Kingston Drive. He suddenly struck a 2008 Ford F-150 being driven by 26-year-old Robert Scott O’Steen.
O’Steen was quickly transported to the Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. Trammell was not injured in the accident.
Police say that Trammell was determined to be intoxicated at the time of the accident and has since been arrested for DUI.
Citrus County DUI LawsIn Citrus County, which is situated near New Port Richey and Tampa, DUI laws are upheld in a serious way, as many lives are risked and taken from loved ones every year in these serious accidents. If you are facing these charges, you might be deeply scrutinized by the courts as you attempt to defend yourself from a crime that takes place on our roads every single day. If this is your first DUI offense, you could be convicted of up to 6 months in prison and pay somewhere between $500-$2,000 in fines. Of course, these penalties only continue to increase when you have been convicted more than one time.
If you have been accused of a DUI, you know that the penalties that could result could keep you from moving forward with your life for quite some time. You never want to handle a DUI case on your own, which is why it is important to put your trust in the hands of an experienced and dedicated defense attorney who understands exactly what you are going through. Hundreds of people are accused of DUI every day, but we don’t want you to face charges that could keep you from living your life to the fullest. Let us protect your legal rights at Musca Law. Call us today for more information at (800) 687-2522.
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