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Central Ohio man high on drugs when he hit officer and another person sentenced to 3 years
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 7:23 AM EDT
A central Ohio man who had been smoking marijuana before he hit a police officer and another person standing on a highway ramp at an accident scene has been sentenced to more than three years behind bars.
The Columbus Dispatch reports that Sgt. Steve Livingston was thrown 45 feet through the air. The 43-year-old officer endured 18 surgeries. A woman also hit suffered a broken hip.
Jennings pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated vehicular assault and one count of operating a motor vehicle while impaired. He apologized in court.
Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.com