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Charges filed against Red Bud woman in fatal drunk driving crash

Several charges were filed against a Red Bud female resident in relation to a fatal drunk driving accident in January that left two people dead, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on May 27.

Reports revealed that charges of reckless homicide and a second felony charge of drunk driving were filed against 20-year-old Crystal Steinheimer. Hannah Porter, 20, reportedly was a passenger of Steinheimer when their vehicle veered into the opposite lane of Illinois Route 159 and crashed into an oncoming vehicle operated by Abigail Liefer, 19. A maximum of 28 years of imprisonment awaits Steinheimer if she is found guilty of the charges filed against her.

If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by someone else’s reckless behavior, you may pursue financial compensation in court to recover any financial losses, as well as prevent an accident like this from happening again. Find out how the Danville legal team of Spiros Law, P.C., may work on your behalf by calling our offices at 217-443-4343 today.