Drunk Driver Runs Stop Sign Sends 6 People To Hospital

Driving under the influence turned out to be a bad decision for 23 year old Omarr Vincent of District Heights, Maryland, who is facing Drunk Driving Charges after running a stop sign at Jefferson Davis Highway, resulting in oncoming traffic to hit his vehicle. Field Sobriety tests revealed he was driving under the influence.
 
According to a press release from Stafford County Sheriff’s office, September 16 at 7:03 p.m., deputies responded to the area of Austin Run Boulevard and Jefferson Davis Highway for a report of a serious accident.
 
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Upon arrival, deputies located a three car collision.

It was discovered the driver of a Honda sedan, Omarr Vincent, 23, of District Heights, Maryland, ran a stop sign and crossed over the northbound lanes of Jefferson Davis Highway in front of oncoming traffic.  

As it traveled across the lanes, the Honda was struck by an oncoming Toyota sedan and Ford SUV.  

Vincent appeared impaired and Deputy E.E. West responded to conduct a DUI investigation. Field sobriety tests were administered and Vincent was arrested for driving under the influence.  

He was held without bond at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.  

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As a result of the crash, six people were transported to the hospital. Two of which had to be extracted from the suspect’s vehicle by Stafford County Fire Rescue personnel.  

Thankfully, the patients suffered only minor injuries.  

Investigators with our Traffic Safety Unit credit the use of seat belts for preventing a death and serious injuries in this collision.  

Driving impaired is not only dangerous, but it can be deadly for you and others on the roadway. Remember, impaired driving is illegal, regardless of the source of impairment.  

All Photos courtesy of Stafford County Sheriff’s Office.  

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