Ex-NFL participant Vontae Davis faces DUI cost in Florida
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — A former NFL participant was arrested on a misdemeanor driving below the affect cost after troopers say his automobile rear-ended a pickup truck that was on the aspect of a South Florida freeway due to a flat tire, injuring the truck’s driver who had been standing outdoors.
Vontae Davis, 34, allegedly smelled of alcohol, had slurred speech and bloodshot eyes and will barely keep awake whereas being interviewed by a trooper after the accident early Saturday on the Florida Turnpike in Hollywood, Florida, in line with a report from the Florida Highway Patrol.
According to troopers, Davis misplaced management of his Tesla sedan and it collided with the parked pickup truck on the aspect of the turnpike. The affect of the collision despatched the pickup truck spinning right into a concrete barrier, and the truck struck its driver, who had been ready outdoors. The driver was taken to a hospital with a number of accidents, the report stated.
Davis refused to supply a blood or urine pattern and would not comply with carry out a subject sobriety take a look at, the report stated. He advised the trooper that he had consumed two drinks at a membership.
No lawyer was listed for Davis in an internet court docket docket.
Davis is probably greatest recognized for saying his retirement in 2018 in the midst of a recreation between his staff on the time, the Buffalo Bills, and the Los Angeles Chargers. Davis, a cornerback who was chosen to 2 Pro Bowls in his profession, additionally performed for the Indianapolis Colts and the Miami Dolphins.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.