Stamford – Conviction In DUI Case
A DUI suspect involved in a fatal highway crash in Stamford was just sentenced to prison.
Back in August 2017, Ever Orlando-Reyes was driving on I-95, with the 44-year-old Maria Abarca-Banos as his passenger, when their vehicle suddenly swerved off the roadway, rolling over before coming to a stop on the shoulder. Emergency responders found Orlando-Reyes injured inside the overturned vehicle, while Abarca-Banos was found outside the car. She was transported to Stamford Hospital where she eventually died due to her injuries. According to reports, Orlando-Reyes was under the influence at the time of the crash and, after a thorough investigation, was charged with second-degree manslaughter. He was just sentenced to three years in jail.
This case exemplifies the due diligence that authorities will always exhibit when investigating road accidents. Their priority will always be identifying culprits and bringing them to justice. That said, aggrieved parties (victims or their families) can also pursue legal options against suspects/culprits if legal experts deem it appropriate.
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