An Indianapolis woman accused of causing an accident that killed a taxi cab driver had a blood alcohol content of .26 at the time of the crash, court documents reveal.
Whitney Gettys, 23, faces one count of operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of .15 or greater, causing death and one count of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, causing death.
The two-car accident happened just after 3:30 a.m. Jan. 27. Police believe Gettys ran a red light, causing the accident at Delaware and Washington Streets. She hit the driver’s side door of the cab, court documents said.
Semere Issac died as a result of the accident. His cab was not carrying any passengers at the time.
According to the probable cause affidavit, Gettys told police she had one shot of alcohol around 8 p.m.
Indiana has a legal limit of .08.