4-Month-Old Baby Injured in DUI Crash near Baseline Road

BUCKEYE, AZ (March 22, 2023) – Thursday night, Jacob Willcutt was arrested following a DUI crash with a telephone pole that left him and a 4-month-old baby injured.

The incident happened on March 9th, near the intersection of Miller Road and Baseline Road.

According to reports, Willcutt was driving with his 4-month-old daughter strapped in front of him. Willcutt lost control of the vehicle and it crashed into a telephone pole, seriously injuring his child.

After the crash, Willcutt and a bystander pushed the car out of the road and he dropped the baby off with a relative. Phoenix Children’s Hospital reported that the baby sustained a fractured skull as a result of the crash.

Officers responded to the crash and administered a breathalyzer test. Willcutt blew a 0.128 and admitted to drinking a 24 oz. beer before the incident.

Police took 23-year-old Jacob Willcutt into custody. They charged him with reckless driving, aggravated DUI with a passenger under 15, reckless child abuse, and DUI with a BAC of .08 or more.

Never drive under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Do not risk your safety by impairing your thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination. By being responsible, you will be ready to respond to the conditions of the road and the drivers around you to prevent accidents.

If you have been injured in a DUI car crash, please contact Sweet James today. It is their goal to provide your loved one with the highest quality legal representation. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call or text them for your free consultation at (800) 975-3435.

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