Riverside woman sentenced to 1 year for OVI head-on crash in Huber Heights

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2019 @ 2:17 AM
Updated: Monday, June 17, 2019 @ 11:48 AM

Baleigh Jo Collinsworth
Baleigh Jo Collinsworth(MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL)

UPDATED @ 11:48 a.m. (June 17):

A Riverside woman was sentenced to a year in prison for an OVI crash involving three vehicles in Huber Heights in December, according to Montgomery County Common Pleas records.

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Baleigh Jo Collinsworth, 19, was charged with four counts of aggravated vehicular assault and two misdemeanor OVI charges in the Dec. 12 crash.

Collinsworth pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated vehicular assault in May.

The other two counts, as well as the two counts of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol were dismissed, records show. 

She was sentenced to a year for each count, but the sentences will be served at the same time. She also received credit for five days served.

Collinsworth’s driver’s license was also suspended for two years.

A judge also ordered that she pay restitution to the victims.

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Collinsworth faced a maximum of 60 months for each count of aggravated vehicular assault and could’ve lost her driver’s license for 10 years.

According to a Huber Heights traffic crash report, Collinsworth was driving a 2001 Chevrolet sport-utility vehicle south on state Route 202 when she crossed over the center line and struck head-on a 2010 Jeep Patriot driven by a 71-year-old Brookville woman.

The Jeep was then struck by another vehicle, driven by an 80-year-old woman, the crash report stated. 

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The report stated that police suspected Collinsworth was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. 

A judge put Collinsworth on house arrest on April 16.