Maryland: Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. admits boozing and boating in crash that left six injured; charges pending


Del. Don Dwyer

From The Baltimore Sun
Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. said Thursday that he had been drinking alcohol when a motorboat he was operating collided with another boat in the Magothy River — an accident that left six people with serious injuries.
In a brief news conference outside a Baltimore hospital, the Pasadena Republican said his blood-alcohol content was measured at 0.2 percent after Wednesday’s crash. The legal limit is .08, according to state law.
“I deeply regret my actions and ask for your forgiveness,” Dwyer said, adding that no one should operate a car or boat while under the influence of alcohol. He said his thoughts are with the others injured in the collision…..MORE

This is the boat Del. Dwyer hit, his boat sank.   Photo courtesy of NBC 4 News, Washington