News: Man arrested for DUI in crash that injured woman


LAKE COUNTY, FL – A Villages restaurant manager was arrested for crashing into a vehicle and injuring another person near Eustis early Saturday morning.

According to Villages-News, Johnathan James Ritter, 29, was traveling on Lakeview Avenue in Eustis when he crashed into a vehicle around 4:45 a.m.

The woman whose vehicle was hit said that Ritter had swerved into her lane and she tried to maneuver away but was rear-ended. She suffered minor injuries to her shoulder in the crash.

Ritter admitted to having been drinking that night and failed a field sobriety test. His breath samples registered at .193 and .186 blood alcohol content. He was arrested and booked into Lake County Jail for driving under the influence.

If you’ve been injured in an accident because someone else was driving under the influence, you may be entitled to significant compensation. The Florida personal injury lawyers at Whittel & Melton can handle your case to ensure the best legal outcome. Contact us online or call today at 866-608-5529.

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