“A 21-year-old Zionsville woman was arrested Saturday on several charges, including causing catastrophic injury when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Authorities say the crash involved Mary M. Villanueva’s vehicle and a motorcycle, and the motorcyclist suffered serious bodily injuries.
Based on evidence at the scene, police say it was determined that at about 8:10 p.m. on April 7, a 2005 Harley Davidson FXD Motorcycle was traveling southbound in the 200 block of South Ford Road in Zionsville, and a 2017 Nissan Rogue was traveling northbound in the 200 block of South Ford Road. The driver of the Nissan made a left turn across the path of the motorcycle, causing the motorcycle to strike the right side of the Nissan.”
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The man on the motorcycle suffered numerous catastrophic injuries to his head, face, brain and other vital areas. The driver of the Nissan agreed to a blood alcohol test a couple of hours after the crash. She was found to have a BAC of .168. Her actions likely lead to not being aware or reacting properly to the oncoming motorcyclist. It took nearly a year before she was finally charged in this incident.
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