Man With 12 Drunken-Driving Convictions Involved In Fatal Crash
Police say 49-year-old Charles Cahill was driving at a very high speed when he rear-ended a van, killing a 12-year-old girl.By Briana Altergott | August 1, 2016
A Michigan man convicted of driving under the influence a dozen times is now accused of causing a crash that took the life of a 12-year-old girl.
Sumpter Township police told Newsy's partners at WXYZ 49-year-old Charles Cahill was driving at a very high speed at around 8 p.m. last Wednesday when he rear-ended the van the girl was riding in.
She was reportedly sitting in the third row of seats and had to be cut out of the vehicle by emergency responders. She was critically injured and was airlifted to a local hospital, where she later died from her injuries.