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How Former Yankee Player DUI May Cost him 15 Years in Prison

How Former Yankee Player DUI May Cost him 15 Years in Prison

Former New York Yankee player Jim Leyritz is standing trial for his DUI manslaughter charges from December 2007. Witnesses will testify that Leyritz ran a red light when he crashed into another vehicle in a Fort Lauderdale intersection and crashed into a vehicle, killing a woman, prosecutor said in her opening statement Monday, according to WPTV News. Leyritz is in a very serious situation as he is accused of driving under the influence, running a red light, and crashing into a vehicle driven by Veitch, 30, a mother of two. Veitch was thrown from her vehicle. Leyritz’s blood alcohol level was measured at a .18 hours after the crash (when a nurse drew his blood). The December 2007 crash occurred at about 3:20 a.m. at an intersection near the Himmarshee… […]

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