News: Driver arrested on DUI charge following 4-vehicle crash in Citrus County

CITRUS COUNTY, FL – A driver involved in a crash in Citrus County was arrested after authorities said he drove while impaired.

According to the Citrus County Chronicle, 29-year-old Aaron Michael Walnum of Homosassa was taken into custody and booked into county jail on a misdemeanor charge of DUI involving property damage.

The accident happened July 17 at the intersection of West Norvell Bryant Highway and Pine Ridge Boulevard.  The Florida Highway Patrol said Walnum’s car struck the back of another vehicle, causing a collision that involved two additional vehicles.

The FHP said Walnum showed signs of impairment and failed three sobriety exercises.  He told state troopers he had taken his prescribed medication earlier in the day.  Walnum had his three young children in the car with him at the time of the crash.

If you were involved in an accident caused by someone driving under the influence, the dedicated legal team at Whittel & Melton is here to protect your legal rights. Our skilled Citrus County Car Accident Attorneys will fight diligently on your behalf to pursue the full amount of the compensation you are entitled to. We can be reached through our online contact form or by phone at 866-608-5529.

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