The Michigan appeals court has reinstated charges against a man who admits he was drunk while riding an electric scooter that can go only 4 mph.
“She was a smart, silly, sassy little girl who loved her family…”
Ieshia Barnes, 24, is being held on $500,000 bond in connection with Saturday night’s accident.
A 49-year-old Rochester Hills man was drunk when he caused a deadly crash on I-75 Friday night, according to police.
It happened at 6:10 p.m. Saturday on the northbound side of the freeway, near I-696, in Southfield.
Kelly Fiscelli is charged with operating with a blood alcohol content of 0.17 percent or more.
“Each traffic death represents a family grieving the loss of a loved one,” said Michael Prince, director of the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning.
“The driver was highly intoxicated and really had no clue where he was at,” said Roseville Police Chief James Berlin.
A 39-year-old Clinton Township man faces up to 15 years in prison, charged in an alleged drunken driving crash.
A Waterford man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a passenger in his vehicle screamed obscenities out the window as they drove past police.