A 36-year-old Volusia County sheriff’s deputy was charged with DUI Saturday night after an off-duty crash in his personal vehicle in Daytona Beach.The man faces several charges, according to Sheriff’s Office, including DUI, two counts of DUI with property damage and three counts of DUI with injuries.
The crash was reported just after 7 p.m. at Williamson Boulevard and Dunn Avenue.
Three vehicles were involved, and three people were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash.
The sheriff’s deputy was not among those injured.
The Daytona Beach Police Department investigated the crash.
The sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave with pay effective immediately.
A DUI arrest must be taken seriously, especially when injuries have occurred from a crash. Florida is one of the most aggressive states in the nation in promoting laws aimed at combating the devastating impact of drunk driving. Prosecutors seek harsh penalties for DUI offenders. If you or someone you know is arrested for DUI resulting in serious bodily injury, you need a Florida DUI Defense Lawyer on your side to help mitigate the consequences of your arrest.