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Crisp charged with vehicular assault, DUI
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Tamika Crisp has been indicted for this wreck in January which severely injured her passenger. The charges include vehicular assault and DUI. Pictured is deputy Jason Walker investigating the wreck scene.
A woman who crashed her car while allegedly drunk driving has been charged with vehicular assault for the serious injuries sustained by her passenger.The woman, Tamika Crisp, 37, has been indicted on charges of vehicular assault, reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon, DUI, and driving on a suspended license.Her charges come for the injuries suffered by her passenger, Marcos David Sadate Escarega, who was rushed to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga for treatment following the wreck this past January. Crisp was also treated at Erlanger.According to Highway Patrol Sgt. Billy Prater, the accident happened around 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 of this year at the intersection of Old Sparta Highway and Sparta Highway in front of Campaign Church of God. Evidence suggests Crisp came to the end of Old Sparta Highway in her 2002 Honda Accord and failed to stop at the stop sign.“She crossed both lanes and ran up an embankment,” Sgt. Prater said.