NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY – Amber Sandvig, the woman charged with DWI in a wreck that killed her 6-year-old daughter, appeared in court Monday
At the courthouse in New Bern, the 24-year-old suspect was told that her bond would remain at $2 million. Sandvig’s father watched from the first row as the judge read her charges: one count of felony death by motor vehicle, three counts of felony serious injury by motor vehicle, and two counts of felony child abuse, in addition to DWI.
“She looks to me like she’s in shock. I mean, I certainly would be. There’s a lot of things going on in her head right now,” said Sandvig’s father, Michael.
Sandvig was arrested on March 28. Investigators said the suspect was driving while intoxicated when she crashed her car head-on into an SUV on Brices Creek Rd. in Craven County. The wreck happened on Feb. 22. Sandvig’s 6-year-old daughter, Alanna, died in the accident; her 2-year-old son, “Blaze,” was injured.
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