Indictment for woman after deadly crash
A D.C. Superior Court grand jury has indicted a Mitchellville woman. charging her with involuntary manslaughter after a September drunk driving accident in Adams Morgan that killed one woman and left another severly injured, the District's U.S. Attorney's office announced Wednesday.
The grand jury also indicted Chamica Adams, 24, on charges including aggravated assault, driving while intoxicated and driving under the influence of alcohol.
Adams was arrested on the evening of Sept. 8 after the 2007 Dodge Charger she was driving struck two women earlier that evening.
Julia Bachleitner, 26, a graduate student at Johns Hopskins University, died from her injuries six days later.
Authorities said in court papers that Adams had a blood alcohol level nearly twice the legal limit for driving in the District.
Adams, who was placed on a high-intensity supervision program, is scheduled to appear before a Superior Court judge on Jan. 14.
Keith L. Alexander
| December 15, 2010; 1:50 PM ET
Categories: Keith L. Alexander, The District, Traffic Accidents, Updates | Tags: Adams Morgan, Adams Morgan Washington D.C., D.C. Superior Court, Grand jury, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, United States Attorney
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