Hours after being elected to the Riverview City Council, David Robbins allegedly drunkenly crashed into a tree in Riverview and fled the scene on foot.
Robbins was arraigned Wednesday by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy on three charges in connection to the Nov. 4 crash. Robbins is charged with operating while intoxicated, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of a crash, according to the prosecutor’s office.
At approximately 1:38 a.m., Robbins was intoxicated and driving at a high speed when he crashed into a tree at a high speed on a median on Fort Street near Voight Avenue, according to Worthy’s office.
Robbins did not respond to a request for comment Wednesday.
“A dangerous event was put in motion by the defendant’s alleged actions leading to these criminal charges,” Worthy said in a release. “It’s shocking and disappointing that this happened less than 24 hours after he was elected to the Riverview City Council.”
Robbins, 34, was arraigned at 27th District Court Wednesday and received a $5000/10% bond with an alcohol tether. His probable cause conference is scheduled Nov. 24 at 1:15 p.m.