Stamford – Ten-Year Sentence For DUI Suspect
A Stamford motorist suspected of DUI was just sentenced to ten years in prison.
On June 18, 2017, 54-year-old Carrie Maturo was at a stop sign on East Main Street near Quintard Terrace when her vehicle was rear-ended by a van driven by 46-year-old Elio Martinez. Maturo sustained multiple injuries in the crash and was partially paralyzed in her lower extremities. Martinez fled the crash site but was soon apprehended. He reportedly had a history of driving while under the influence. He has since pleaded guilty to multiple charges related to the incident and was just handed a ten-year prison term.
Based on court transcripts and official reports, this suspect had a history of mental issues and excessive drinking. He showed remorse throughout this case and pleaded guilty to all charges filed against him. It’s in these scenarios where victims would appreciate the guilt showed by suspects, but justice would still have to be served. The bottom line: DUI is a serious offense and those injured by these negligent individuals should be given sufficient opportunities to recover, cope, and eventually find closure.
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