Extensive receiver Henry Ruggs III has been arrested and booked on a charge of DUI resulting in the loss of life of one other particular person following his involvement in a site visitors collision at roughly 3:39 a.m. PT on Tuesday in Las Vegas, in line with police.
Late Tuesday evening, the Las Vegas Raiders introduced that they had released Ruggs.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division introduced Tuesday that officers responded to a site visitors collision involving a Chevrolet Corvette and a Toyota Rav4. Responding officers situated the Toyota Rav4 on the fireplace, and fireplace division personnel situated “a deceased victim contained in the Toyota,” in keeping with authorities.
In a press launch Tuesday afternoon, LVMPD announced the deceased sufferer was a 23-year-old girl. Pending notification, her identity has not been launched.
LVMPD recognized the driver of the Chevrolet as Ruggs, who remained on the scene and “confirmed signs of impairment.”
Ruggs, 22, and a 22-year-old feminine passenger, Kiara Je’nai Kilgo-Washington, had been transported to an area hospital to be handled for non-life-threatening accidents, per police. Ruggs was booked at 2:11 p.m. PT into Clark County Detention Middle.
Along with the cost of DUI resulting within the loss of life of one other particular person, Ruggs additionally faces a cost of reckless driving. Any potential bail is not going to be decided till Ruggs sees a judge.
Ruggs’ attorneys, David Z. Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld, launched the next statement Tuesday:
“On behalf of our consumer Henry Ruggs III we’re conducting our own investigation as of this writing and ask everyone to order judgment till all of the info are gathered.”
The NFL launched the next assertion:
“Our hearts exit to the family and mates of the sufferer of this horrific tragedy. We are going to proceed to gather info and monitor the matter below our insurance policies, but our ideas presently are with these impacted by this devastating incident.”
The Raiders launched a statement Tuesday previous to asserting Ruggs’ release.
“The Raiders are conscious of an accident involving Henry Ruggs III that occurred this morning in Las Vegas,” the assertion learn. “We are devastated by the lack of life and our ideas and prayers exit to the sufferer’s family. We’re in the process of gathering info and could have no additional remark at this time.”
Ruggs was selected twelfth total in the 2020 NFL Draft by the Raiders. In his second season with the group, he had totaled 24 receptions for 469 yards and two touchdowns.