Millsboro man charged with vehicular assault, DUI

MILLSBORO — A 31-year-old Millsboro man was charged with two counts of vehicular assault after he was involved in a crash on Friday and allegedly found to be driving under the influence, Delaware State Police said.

Lamar Finney

Authorities said the incident took place at approximately 3 p.m. when troopers were dispatched to the area of Millsboro Highway and Godwin School Road for a report of a crash. Upon arrival, it was determined that a 2016 BMW was headed eastbound on Millsboro Highway when it failed to maintain its lane. The BMW entered into the westbound lane of travel and struck a 2009 Blue Nissan Altima head on, police said.

Upon contact with the BMW driver, Lamar Finney, an odor of alcohol was detected and a DUI investigation ensued, police said.

The operator of the Altima, a 24-year-old male from Laurel was transported to the Beebe Medical Center with serious injuries. A passenger in the Altima, an 18-year-old female from Millsboro, was also transported to the Beebe Medical Center with serious injuries, police said.

Charges included first-degree vehicular assault, driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, failure to transfer title and registration and failure to remain within a single lane. Mr. Finney was arraigned before Justice of the Peace Court 3 and released on $7,002 unsecured bond.

 

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