A Driver was involved in a single car accident with a toll plaza. Medics arrived and had to restrain the Driver because he was combative. The ambulance took the Defendant to the hospital for an examination. The hospital determined the Driver had diabetes and used an insulin pump. The hospital also foundmarijuana in the Driver’s system. The Police charged the Defendant with DUI and DUI with Property Damage.
RESULT: The Defense obtained expert testimony on Driver’s diabetic condition. The Doctor testified that the Client’s combative state was due to diabetic shock, and a hypoglycemic event caused the driver to pass out prior to the crash. The Defense presented the details of the case to the Prosecution and the State agreed to DROP all charges against the Client.