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Olympian Michael Phelps apprehended for DUI offense

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested in Baltimore, Maryland on a  DUI charge October 1, NBC Washington reported.

Maryland police stated that Phelps was swerving in a southbound lane on Interstate 395. He was clocked at 84mph in a 45mph zone. Authorities then arrested the 29-year-old athlete after he failed several field sobriety tests. Phelps confirmed his arrest, and issued an apology to his followers on Twitter saying he is “deeply sorry to everyone [he has] let down” and he “understands the severity of [his] actions.” This is the second time he has been charged with DUI.

The Danville lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C. know that many people suffer serious injuries in accidents caused by DUI offenders. In this difficult situation, our lawyers may help you pursue irresponsible drivers, and you may be entitled to remunerations to recover your loss. Learn more about your options from us today by calling (217) 443-4343.