Speeding Las Vegas Woman Drunk And High On Cocaine Crashes, Kills Another Drunk Driver Also High On Meth
A speeding Las Vegas woman who was drunk and upper on cocaine crashed into flipside drunk suburbanite who in turn was moreover upper on meth, tragically killing them, with authorities announcing charges months without the mortiferous crash.
Summer Butler, 37, now faces charges of DUI resulting in death, reckless driving, and stuff in possession of a controlled substance in connection with the fatal crash, which occurred in January, equal to recently obtained magistrate records viewed by 8 News Now I-Team.
North Las Vegas police reported a two-car crash on January 14, where a car was making a U-Turn in a part-way lane when it crashed into flipside vehicle, driven by Butler.
Driver, Passenger Ejected From Vehicle, Suspect “Acted Erratic” And Had To Be Sedated
Police said the suburbanite and passenger from the first car were both ejected from the vehicle.
Meanwhile, Butler’s car unfurled to travel well-nigh 150 feet surpassing come to a stop. All three were transported to a nearby hospital, where police said Butler “was vicarial erratic (and) and to be sedated by medical staff,” the outlet reports.
A police report noted that “a small baggie containing a white substance fell out of the left side of her bra” as a trauma paramedic attended to Butler’s injuries. The substance later tested positive for cocaine.
Blood tests confirmed that she had cocaine and cannabinoids in her system at the time of the crash, and revealed she had a thoroughbred swig level of .102, whilom that of the legal limit. The legal limit in Nevada is .08.
Victim, Suspect Were Both Under The Influence At Time Of Crash, Thoroughbred Tests Show
The victim who died in the crash, who was not identified, similarly was drunk and upper at the time of the accident, with a thoroughbred swig here over three times the legal limit and tests showing a substantial value of methamphetamine in their system, equal to police.
Speeding woman on cocaine kills drunk suburbanite upper on meth in North Las Vegas, police say https://t.co/r6WqAQM1Wv pic.twitter.com/fLZ1IRIWZs
— KTLA (@KTLA) September 7, 2022
Butler was driving 70 mph in the moments surpassing the collision, in a 40 mph zone. Data from her car shows she was traveling at an word-for-word speed of 73 mph at the time of the crash.
Court records show that Butler had previously pleaded guilty to a DUI in Omaha, Nebraska when in 2017, equal to KTLA.
In June, authorities issued a warrant for Butler’s trespassing months without the mortiferous crash.
She was released on $15,000 ladle on August 29, with orders to remain virgin from swig and drugs as a part of her terms of release.
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