Federal Court Reverses Course On Evidence In Fatal Crash In Acadia
BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a judge's decision to bar a blood-test from being used as evidence in a crash in which three people were killed in Maine's Acadia National Park.
The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a park ranger and police acted appropriately in ordering a hospital to draw blood from the the driver, the only survivor of the crash.
Praneeth Manubolu, who's awaiting trial for manslaughter, and his three passengers had spent the evening at a tavern and dance club before the crash on the Park Loop Road early on Aug. 31, 2019.
His attorney said he'll ask the full panel of judges to reconsider