A driver from North Carolina has been sentenced to 16 to 29 months in prison after pleading guilty to alcohol-related driving allegations. The woman, age 48, had been accused of DWI after she was found to be intoxicated on alcohol and cocaine during a November 2012 accident. That car accident left a Fort Bragg soldier seriously injured; part of his right hand and both legs were amputated, and he suffered severe internal injuries, among other ailments.
Official reports show that the woman pleaded guilty to a Class F felony: felony serious injury by vehicle. She also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor driving while impaired, along with allegations that she was driving left of center. Analysis of the woman's blood alcohol content showed that she was intoxicated. Her value was 0.10 percent; the legal limit in the state of North Carolina is 0.08 percent.