Henry Ruggs Charged With Deathly DUI
henry ruggs charged with DUI
After a fatal crash, Alabama native Henry Ruggs has been charged with DUI. He was the driver who hit another car with a flaming Toyota, killing a woman inside the car. He was intoxicated at the time of the accident, and the victim’s dog was also killed in the wreck. He remained on the scene of the accident, but showed signs of impairment and was subsequently transported to a local hospital for treatment. Although he is expected to recover, he is now facing a DUI charge resulting in death.
Henry Ruggs has been charged with a felony DUI resulting in death after the crash. The crash occurred early Tuesday morning in the Spring Valley neighborhood of Las Vegas. The man driving the Corvette appeared to be impaired, according to video from the scene. His car slammed into the Toyota Rav4, trapping the woman inside. The driver and her passenger were injured.
Henry Ruggs has been charged with reckless driving resulting in death and DUI resulting in death. Police also say he had a loaded gun in his car and was driving with a high blood alcohol content. He was released on $150,000 bail and surrendered his passport. If convicted, Ruggs faces up to 46 years in prison.
Police say Ruggs drove at an excessive speed before the crash, and then drove a higher speed after the crash. They believe that Ruggs was intoxicated when he hit the woman’s SUV. His blood-alcohol content was 0.16, which is twice the legal limit. The Raiders released Ruggs from jail on Wednesday after posting a $150,000 bond. He is now under house arrest.
Former Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III is under house arrest pending his trial on Dec. 8. He was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and reckless driving. The judge ordered that Ruggs monitor his alcohol intake and location while under house arrest. The judge did not revoke his bail.
Ruggs could face up to 50 years in prison if found guilty of the charges. However, his attorneys claim he took a self-test after missing a phone call.
In his NFL career, Henry Ruggs has made headlines for several reasons. The first was a car accident that cost the life of a 23-year-old woman. Ruggs was driving twice over the legal limit when the crash occurred. His car hit Tintor, who died at the scene. Ruggs and his girlfriend were injured, but not critically.
Now, Ruggs is working out in an attempt to make a comeback. His best friend, Rod Scott, died in a car crash in 2016, and the death of his friend was a major motivation for Ruggs to pursue a professional football career. Since his friend’s death, Ruggs has been doing his part to honor Rod Scott’s memory on the football field.