A Fulton County magistrate set a $77,500 bond Monday for a woman charged with DUI and other offenses in an accident early Sunday that left a recently hired Georgia HERO operator critically injured.
Lindsay Clark, 25, who was being held at the Fulton County Jail, also faces charges of reckless driving and serious injury by vehicle.
Moses King, an officer with the Georgia Department of Transportation’s Highway Emergency Response Operators program, remained in critical condition with brain and head injuries, according to information presented in court.
”We’re praying for him,” said Clark’s defense lawyer Raymond Giudice said of the HERO operator.
Fulton County Magistrate Jessy Lall set Aug. 17 as the next hearing date for Clark in Superior Court.
King became a HERO driver after finishing training Jan. 22. He was setting flares to block two lanes of traffic near 17th Street on the I-75/85 Downtown Connector because of another accident when Clark’s 2006 Mazda skidded into him and then hit another vehicle, police said.
Clark has had no previous DUI or serious traffic offenses or felonies, according to information presented in court at the Fulton jail.
Giudice expected significant evidence would become available concerning how the accident occurred in part because law officers were working the earlier accident and their dashboard cameras may have captured it.
“There is probably a ton of DOT videotape and state patrol videotape,” he said.
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