- Associated Press - Friday, December 19, 2014

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A judge has found a Lawrence man guilty in a drunken driving accident that caused a University of Kansas student’s legs to be amputated.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports (https://bit.ly/1uZb2BD ) Judge Kay Huff on Thursday found Julian Kuszmaul guilty of second-offense DUI, refusing to submit to an alcohol test and marijuana possession.

Kuszmaul’s SUV pinned 18-year-old Colby Liston in August 2012. Linston’s legs were amputated above the knee.

Huff in October 2013 suppressed a blood test, and ruled officers should have obtained a search warrant before Kuszmaul’s blood was drawn. The test results showed Kuszmaul’s blood alcohol at the time of the accident was 0.25, more than three times the legal limit.

Huff said Thursday that a chemical test wasn’t necessary to establish guilt of a DUI.

Sentencing is scheduled for January.

___

Information from: Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World, https://www.ljworld.com


Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide