Police responded to a crash around midnight at the intersection of Mulberry Street and George Washington Highway. Jeremy Miller, 21, drove his pickup truck with a passenger into a house.
The house sustained significant damage, but according to WAVY, nobody inside the house sustained injuries. The wreck dealt damage to windows, put cracks in the wall, and broke a television. Emergency crews had to remove Miller and his passenger from the vehicle.
Miller’s passenger was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and sustained critical injuries. Police say that alcohol and speeding played a role in the crash. Miller did not receive significant injuries.
According to WAVY, Miller faces charges of DUI and driving on a revoked license. Additional charges could be forthcoming, says police.
According to data from Mothers against Drunk Driving, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in drunk driving accidents every year in the United States: