Former NFL Las Vegas Raiders extensive receiver Henry Ruggs III is now going through 5 costs stemming from his fiery automobile crash this week that left a lady lifeless.
Clark County prosecutors on Friday tacked on extra felony costs DUI leading to substantial bodily hurt, reckless driving leading to substantial bodily hurt and a misdemeanor cost of possession of a firearm whereas underneath the affect, in response to courtroom paperwork obtained by the Las Vegas Overview Journal.
The soccer star was beforehand charged with DUI and reckless driving leading to loss of life.
If convicted on all counts Ruggs, would resist 46 years in jail, in response to prosecutors.
He’s due again in courtroom subsequent week for a standing listening to, at which level prosecutors are anticipated to file a legal criticism, the newspaper reported.
Ruggs, 22, was driving his Chevrolet Corvette Stingray together with his girlfriend at a hellacious 156 mph early Tuesday when he rear-ended a Toyota RAV4, killing 23-year-old Serbian immigrant Tina Tintor and her pet golden retriever
In accordance with regulation enforcement, Ruggs had a blood alcohol content material degree of .161, greater than double the restrict of 0.08. He was minimize by the Raiders on Tuesday.
His longtime girlfriend Kiara Kilgo-Washington, 23, suffered a critical arm damage from the crash, ensuing within the extra costs. A loaded handgun was additionally found on the ground of the athlete’s wrecked automobile, prosecutors stated.
Video reveals Ruggs being comforted by Washington whereas Tintor’s SUV is engulfed in flames.
Ruggs appeared in courtroom on Tuesday in a neck brace and wheelchair, in response to the Las Vegas Overview Journal.
He has been underneath home arrest since posting $150,000 bail Wednesday. Ruggs is prohibited from driving, consuming or utilizing medicine and should endure alcohol testing 4 instances a day, in response to courtroom paperwork.